KSA

Geopolitics

Iran’s Perspective on Saudi Arabia’s Next King

Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia has been tense...

Geopolitics

What Drives Turkish Saudi Attempts at Rapprochement?

Recent diplomatic exchanges between Turkey and Saudi Arabia suggest a thawing of relations between the...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Uncertain Future of U.S.-Saudi Energy Relations

The stability of global energy markets has long been a major factor in U.S. relations...

Geopolitics

Great Powers’ New Conflict in Afghanistan

The fate of Afghanistan, like many other political issues, is fundamentally rooted in history. In...

Geopolitics

Saudi FM Visits India, Signaling a New Chapter in Bilateral Relations

Global and regional turmoil have led India and Saudi Arabia to reconsider their foreign policy...

Politics & Governance

Saudi-Omani Partnership: Economic and Security Ties Deepen

On Sunday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman departed on his first international visit to...

Geopolitics

The Saudi-UAE Alliance is Fracturing

A trio of apparently unrelated issues has cast fresh light on policy divergences between Saudi...

Geopolitics

Can “Soccer Diplomacy” Mend Fences Between Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Sport as a tool for international cooperation dates from the 1970s, when American and Chinese...

Geopolitics

Saudi-Syrian Rapprochement Comes with Risks and Rewards

The recent meetings in Damascus between Saudi and Syrian officials to discuss the renormalization of...

Geopolitics

A Relationship in Flux: Can Turkey and Saudi Arabia Stabilize Relations?

Over the last few weeks, there have been attempts among regional powers in the Middle...

Energy Policy

Contextualizing the Russia-KSA Oil Deal: Can it Last?

The interim between late 2020 and early 2021 has witnessed new developments in bilateral ties...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Old Saudi-US Relationship Is No More. What Next?

No one appeared to have grasped in the early days after Biden took his oath...

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