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Defense & Security

Saudi Arabia’s Normalization with Israel Could Be a Security Nightmare

With Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s (MBS) declaration earlier in the year that Israel could...

Defense & Security

MBS’s Visit to Europe: Seeking New Security Ties Through Greece and Franc...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), generally acknowledged to be the de facto chief...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Biden in Jeddah: Pursuing U.S.-Saudi-Israeli Alignment

President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East, and more specifically Saudi Arabia, has put...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Partner, Not Pariah

On October 2, 2018, a foreign citizen was assassinated by a foreign government in a...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

History Rhymes: Comparing the Kennedy and Biden Policies toward Riyadh

History does not always repeat itself but in some cases it comes close. Examining the...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

What Biden’s Visit to Saudi Arabia Can and Cannot Fix

President Joe Biden will make his first trip to the Middle East since taking office...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Biden’s Visit to Saudi Arabia: Interests Prevail Over Campaign Promis...

On June 14, the White House announced that President Joe Biden would visit Israel, the...

Geopolitics

Resuscitating Turkish-Saudi Relations: MBS’ Visit to Ankara

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Türkiye last week, following President Erdogan’s visit to...

Geopolitics

Saudi-Turkish Normalization: More Complicated than Meets the Eye

Since the beginning of 2020, the Middle East has experienced a broad detente and a...

Economy & Innovation

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

Geopolitics

Challenging Prospects for Saudi-Iranian Talks

A fifth round of talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran, held in late April 2022,...

Geopolitics

The State of Saudi-Pakistani Relations after the Rise of Shehbaz Sharif

Last month, amid political unrest and allegations of foreign interference, Pakistan witnessed the ouster of...

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