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Abdullah bin Bijad al-Otaibi
Abdullah bin Bijad al-Otaibi

Abdullah bin Bijad al-Otaibi is a Saudi writer and researcher. He is a member of the board of advisors at Al-Mesbar Studies and Research Center. He tweets under @abdullahbjad.

Laying the foundation for Founding Day

On February 22, Saudi Arabia will celebrate its Founding Day for the first time. The commemoration of this grand historic event not only reflects the significance that the Saudi state attaches to its...

The alleged end of the ‘Islamic Awakening,’ and the exceptional case of ISIS

The so-called ‘end of the Islamic Awakening’ is being frequently promoted, although it is a claim that lacks any rationale, logic, or proof. This allegation is being circulated and accentuated in...

Democracy as a weapon

The US-sponsored Summit for Democracy has come to an end. Invites were sent out to a hundred or so global actors, such as governments, associations, and organizations. But the summit was received with...

Mohammed bin Salman: State power and alliances

The strength, awareness, and achievements of leaders transform them into a historical icon that symbolizes a stage of exceptional success and achievement for their countries and peoples, and into a...

‘Nuclear Iran’ and the ‘Sins of Democracy’

A seventh round of negotiations with the Iranian regime is underway in Vienna. Western countries, led by the United States, are making concessions, Iran is hardening its line, and the dispute is no...

The UK and the terrorist Hamas movement

The UK move to designate the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Hamas movement as a terrorist organization is a significant, albeit late and deficient, decision. Be it the religious ideology, the political...

The Houthi militia on a hot plate

The return of the times of the “happy Yemen” will not be easy by any means after what the Houthi militia inflicted upon the country, after the Yemeni legitimate government failed to find a way out of...

The attempted assassination of Kadhimi and the Kuwait cell

Just like ballistic missiles, drone planes are another trademark of particular militias in the region. Hence, it is not a difficult task to find out which side was behind the attempted assassination...