2 August 2019
- Planned deployment of US troops to Saudi Arabia will provoke Islamist anger which militants will look to exploit, although capabilities will remain limited
- Risk of isolated attacks on US interests in Kingdom will increase in coming months, although Islamic State will continue to prioritise attacks on Saudi security services
- Iran will encourage proxy groups such as Yemen-based Houthi rebels to carry out further retaliatory attacks, including missile and drone attacks on Saudi infrastructure
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