Bernard Haykel is professor of Near Eastern Studies and director of The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia, at Princeton University.Follow Followed Unfollow
The attempted murder of Salman Rushdie is the result of more than three-decades of incitement against the author by the government of Iran. The idea that a state would seek to murder a writer--and an...Mending the US-Saudi Relationship
The US relationship with Saudi Arabia is at an all-time low. Without significant and timely course corrections by President Biden, who arrived in Jeddah today, and by the Saudi leadership the damage...Specter of war in the Middle East rises as America retreats
The United States is exhausted by the so-called “endless wars” in the Middle East, which it has waged since 9/11 and on which it has spent the equivalent of 15 percent of its GDP, or over...