In the two years since he came to power, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has pursued a more aggressive foreign policy than his half-brother and predecessor. What have been its effects?

Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends a session of the Saudi Shura Council in Riyadh, December 23, 2015.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends a session of the Saudi Shura Council in Riyadh, December 23, 2015.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud took over the reins in Saudi Arabia from his half-brother King Abdullah on January 23, 2015 after the latter's death.

Regional observers say King Salman has pursued a more aggressive foreign policy than his predecessor.

TRT World's Abubakr al Shamahi looks at the outcomes of this shift.

Source: TRT World