Expert: Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy over criticism

Published: 6 August 2018

"Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze "all new business" with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom's arrest of women's rights -- yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh's new assertive foreign policy." (CTV News)

Rex Brynen, Professor, Political Science, McGill University

Expert in Middle East politics and the Arab-Israeli peace process. He’s also interested in regional conflict, security and development in the Middle East, and in authoritarianism and democratization in the Arab world. He can discuss the current diplomatic dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia.
rex.brynen [at] (English)
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