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Geopolitics

Pakistan’s “Defense Diplomacy” Offers Inroads with the Gulf Monarchie...

The broader Middle East, and in particular the Gulf region, has remained one of the...

Politics & Governance

Sidelining Critics and Clergy, MBS’ Social Reforms Could Provoke a Backla...

Saudi Arabia’s renowned English-speaking daily newspaper Arab News published a special Christmas edition on December...

Politics & Governance

Climate Action in the UAE and Saudi Arabia: Pragmatism or Greenwashing?

The past years have witnessed the growing impact of climate change around the world. These...

Geopolitics

Saudi Investment in Africa Surges as Iran’s Influence Sputters

In the past, Saudi Arabia’s investment in Africa has often been motivated by political gains...

Defense & Security

Iran and China Loom Large in Saudi Arabia’s “Game of Drones”

In recent years, many Middle Eastern states have devoted growing sums to research in cutting-edge...

Politics & Governance

Not an Act: How Saudi Arabia’s Film Industry Embodies its Modernization E...

Over the past decade, Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in its entertainment sector, which holds...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Saudi-U.S. Relations: New Priorities in a Changing World

Saudi Arabia’s relationship with the United States has long been described as a partnership based...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Perspectives: OPEC+ and U.S.-Saudi Relations

A Fractious, if Enduring Partnership Professor David Des Roches, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Gulf International...

Politics & Governance

Saudi Arabia’s Mediation in the Ukraine War

Since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, much attention has been paid to how the...

Energy Policy

Adding Fuel to the Fire: the Consequences of OPEC+ Production Cuts

On October 5, during its 45th Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee meeting in Vienna, OPEC+ agreed...

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...

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