The Israel-Hamas war is having extensive political repercussions across the Middle East, having emerged at a time when the US sponsored Saudi-Israeli normalization was progressing. While events on ground put the process on hold, Saudi Arabia’s underlying motivations for concluding a deal have not disappeared. This policy brief examines the impact of the Israel-Hamas war on the Saudi-Israeli normalization process and the attendant impacts of the war on Saudi-Iranian relations and Saudi Arabia’s de-escalation efforts in Yemen.
Palik, Júlia (2023) The Impact of the Israel-Hamas War on the Saudi-Israeli Normalization Process, MidEast Policy Brief, 4. Oslo: PRIO.