The enduring value of Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia lies in its theoretical framing and the explanatory model that is used to make sense of the longevity of certain monarchies in the Middle East. Such research becomes all the more relevant in view of the recent tectonic shifts in the political landscape of the Arab world.
Carool Kersten PhD
King’s College London
Stig Stenslie specialises in Middle Eastern and Asian affairs at the Norwegian Defence Staff in Oslo. He holds a doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo, where he is a lecturer in Middle East studies, and is also the author of Stability and Change in the Modern Middle East (with Kjetil Selvik).