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. (TRT World and Agencies)

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