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Andrew Bowen
Andrew Bowen

Andrew Bowen, Ph.D. is the Director of Research at the Turkish Heritage Organization in Washington DC and New York City.

COLUMNISTS
Andrew Bowen
Andrew Bowen

Andrew Bowen, Ph.D. is the Director of Research at the Turkish Heritage Organization in Washington DC and New York City.

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UNGA: The B-list affair

Monday, 19 September 2016

In the world of global summits, the A list is the G20, G7, and Davos. The B List is UNGA or on the ...

President Obama’s unfinished war

Monday, 25 July 2016

As President Obama’s counter-ISIS envoy Brett McGurk arrives in Jeddah for meetings to ...

Saudi deputy crown prince sets new tone in US ties

Monday, 13 June 2016

This piece is part of our special coverage on Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit ...

Moving Saudi-US relations beyond mutual ambivalence

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Nearing the end of his presidency, President Obama’s visit to the Gulf this week is a symbolic ...

Peace only on Assad’s terms

Sunday, 07 February 2016

With the suspension of the Geneva talks, the Vienna roadmap forward looks both uncertain and ...

King Salman sets Saudi Arabia on a re-energized path

Friday, 22 January 2016

King Salman’s ascension a year ago after the death of the late King Abdullah opened a period ...

President Obama still has unfinished business

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Last night, in his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama sought to reassure the ...

2015, a year of wishful thinking on Mideast conflicts

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

For some, 2015 will be seen as a year of magical thinking. No one could of fully expected that an ...

Saudi Arabia's anti-terror alliance is collective self-defense

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s announcement that Saudi Arabia will lead a global coalition of 34 ...

Iran’s bad gamble on Syria

Tuesday, 01 December 2015

With growing reports that Iran’s notorious Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani has suffered ...

Will Obama be a hawk or a dove after Paris?

Saturday, 21 November 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama entered office with a commitment to end his country’s ...

ISIS after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?

Monday, 26 October 2015

Last month, Iraqi forces reportedly targeted a compound where Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

Securing Saudi Arabia’s future in a competitive global economy

Friday, 16 October 2015

With low oil prices, public expenditure pressures, deepening foreign expenditure commitments, and ...

Obama is not going to save Syria

Monday, 28 September 2015

President Putin’s guarantee of Assad’s survival has led many to call for a change of ...

Renewing the decades-old strategic Saudi-U.S. partnership

Thursday, 03 September 2015

King Salman’s first visit to Washington since his ascension marks an important moment to renew ...

Lessons from the Gulf War: defeating ISIS

Thursday, 13 August 2015

As the world marks the twenty-fifth anniversary since the U.S. led a robust coalition of regional ...

Why Yemeni VP’s Aden visit is a first ray of hope

Sunday, 02 August 2015

Two weeks after forces loyal to Yemen’s President Hadi recaptured Aden, Khaled Bahah, ...

Prince Saud al-Faisal’s legacy lives on in Saudi foreign policy

Friday, 10 July 2015

In his decades-long service, Prince Saud al-Faisal represented the hallmarks of Riyadh’s wise ...

Iran’s toxic deal is not a legacy Obama should leave

Sunday, 05 July 2015

Naïve optimism has enveloped the “final” hours of talks between Washington and ...

Recalibrating Obama’s faltering Iraq strategy

Sunday, 31 May 2015

The recent gains by ISIS in Syria and Iraq have resulted in a firestorm of criticism of President ...

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