Al-Arabia – If you were born and raised in Saudi Arabia in the 1980’s like I was it was palpably clear what the hardliners in Iran were; a malevolent force orchestrating some of the world’s most egregious terrorist acts who would stop at nothing to reach their religious and political goals.
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Najah Alotaibi is a researcher and journalist specializing in international relations and diplomacy, as well as ongoing sociopolitical affairs in Middle East. She was among the winners of the “Every Human Has Rights” media awards, which marked the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Alotaibi’s articles and columns have appeared in The World Today magazine (produced by the Chatham House); the Centre on Religion and Geopolitics (an initiative of the Tony Blair Foundation), London ban-Arab Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper, and the Saudi Gazette, among others. Alotaibi is also working on a doctoral thesis at the University of East Anglia on the role of soft power in Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy. Alotaibi holds a Master’s degree in International Journalism from London City University, You can follow her on Twitter here: @najahalosaimi.