A kingdom under pressure is fomenting crisis elsewhere.
Mohammed bin Salman with his father, King Salman.
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As a crackdown on Qatar goes off half-cocked, the world is worrying Saudi Arabia's new order could be even more dangerous.
Nearly all of Qatar’s residents live in its capital, Doha.
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Saudi Arabia and the UAE led a group of countries that have severed all ties to fellow American ally Qatar over its foreign policy. The US will play a key role in whether it accedes to their demands.
A squadron of UAE Mirage fighter planes such as this one at the Dubai Airshow are stationed in Eritrea for Yemeni operations.
The growing Arab military, political and religious influence is only the latest example of an external force taking hold in the Horn of Africa.