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Simon Henderson

Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow and the director of the Gulf and Energy Policy program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

The Dangers of Saudi Succession

The monarchy's greatest strength is its outward display of unity. That's also its weakness. By Simon Henderson


Why Saudi Arabia Doesn't Trust the Iran Deal, Either

Even though Western powers are steadfastly pursuing a diplomatic option, the reality is that no one in Riyadh trusts Tehran's intentions. By Simon Henderson