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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

Putting off solving problems is not the solution

Postponement in politics is not a solution; rather, postponement allows crises and threats the time they need to fester and swell. Iran’s nuclear project is a major problem and a real crisis, and the...

Money is the lifeblood of dangerous fundamentalist organizations

The funding of fundamentalist organizations is one of the most important issues that concern governments and societies alike, since it provides the guarantee for the survival of these fundamentalist...

Will Iran be attacked?

The drums of war are ringing in the region. Iran is taking it too far with its hardline messages to the world, continuing its extremist sectarian ideology alongside its strategy of hegemony and...

The Iranian regime and the fundamentalist era

The fundamentalist era is becoming stronger and more entrenched in the Middle East and around the world. In spite of the civil and modernization attempts of key countries in the region—such as Saudi...

Muslim Brotherhood: Online presence and digital platforms

Political Islam groups have had a long and complex journey since the inception of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in the late twenties until today with the world of social media, modern technologies,...

Minority brutality and the policy persecution

The brutality of minorities is an Arab phenomenon that emerged in the wake of Khomeini’s 1979 revolution in Iran. Thereafter, it began to spread in the Arab world—with Iranian support—until it became...

Palestinian cause auctioned off to the highest bidder

The Palestinian cause is a central issue for Arab and Islamic states encompassing long-standing Palestinian grievances. It has been torn between options of war and peace throughout its modern history...

The Khashoggi Report: Baseless allegations and worthless information

The CIA has recently declassified an intelligence report blaming Saudi Arabia for the murder of the Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi. Many of Saudi Arabia’s opponents and enemies have been patiently...