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Saudi Arabia's New King and Iran

When it comes to Iran, King Salman needs to make a clean break.

Will the new king be the same as the old king?

Photographer: Mohammed Mashhur/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia's new king, Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has promised continuity, and there's no reason to doubt him -- he has been running the country during his half-brother Abdullah's sickness preceding his death. When it comes to Iran, however, King Salman needs to make a clean break.

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