King Salman of Saudi Arabia recently wrapped up a four-week, five-country visit to Asia that highlighted the rapidly growing density and complexity of ties between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Asian states. Largely under the radar, these growing ties between the Gulf and Asia have the potential to reshape geopolitical patterns and relationships. The […]
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz began a month-long trip to Asia last week that has taken him to Malaysia and Indonesia, with stops in Japan, China and the Maldives to follow. Coming after high-level visits between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and Chinese government officials, the king’s trip is a further indication of the deepening of […]
The United States is grappling with the impact social media had on this year’s presidential election. This is something the countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been dealing with for years. After an initial hype as “liberation technology” in the aftermath of the popular uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, […]
In recent months, Iran’s foreign minister blamed “fanaticism from the Dark Ages,” exported by Saudi Arabia, for sparking jihadist movements around the world. Defenders, meanwhile, have argued that blaming Saudi Arabia for global terrorism is a mistake. Both of these arguments are wrong; either attributing too much or too little influence to Saudi Arabia. So […]
Terrified of Donald Trump’s tiny hands on the nuclear codes? Hell, you need to worry about Hillary’s, too.
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Justice for the victims of Saudi terrorism is as nothing beside Barack Obama’s swollen ego
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Well, this must be a new and strange feeling for them. Congress finally remembered that they are part of the three branches of government and exerted their authority to deliver the first veto override of President Obama, in his entire, misguided, wholly corrupt administration. So what finally did it for them? Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the families of victims of terrorist attacks | Read More »
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In Egypt’s first democratic election after the uprisings, Islamist parties, including the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party and the Salafist al-Nour party, dominated the polls. Though much has been written about the organizational efforts of the Islamist groups, one intriguing factor has been overlooked: the formative role of migration to Saudi Arabia for many […]
Throughout this Presidential campaign, Donald Trump has been incredibly critical of Hillary Clinton’s ties to countries like Saudi Arabia. In fact, it’s one of the few things I believed he was doing well in this campaign. That is until now. See, New York Daily News uncovered this absolute gem of hypocrisy: Donald Trump also took money from Saudi Arabia. Trump sold the 45th floor of Trump | Read More »
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