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Dr. John C. Hulsman
Dr. John C. Hulsman

Dr. John C. Hulsman is the President and Co-Founder of John C. Hulsman Enterprises (www.john-hulsman.com), a successful global political risk consulting firm. An eminent foreign policy expert, John is the senior columnist for City AM, the newspaper of the city of London. Hulsman is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The author of all or part of 11 books, Hulsman has given 1500 interviews, written over 510 articles, prepared over 1280 briefings, and delivered more than 470 speeches on foreign policy around the world.

Why Trump presidency is radically different for the Middle East

Better than pretending the world has not changed, it would be far more useful to analyze the new president’s worldview...

Saudi-Turkish ties amount to a major strategic realignment in the Middle East

Both Riyadh and Ankara have been deeply disappointed with their long-time strategic partner, the United States...

Three takeaways from the Hangzhou G20 Summit

For Saudi Arabia, the only Arab member of the G20, as well as the rest of the attendees, there are at least three major takeaways...

Defeating ISIS is beside the point; Iraq does not exist anymore

Until the politics – rather than the military aspects of the problem – are dealt with, the region is likely to remain mired in instability...

Is the Arab League failing to fight the phantom enemy?

Treating the problem of terrorism more holistically at the region-wide level might just help ameliorate the many crises presently buffeting the region today...

Erdogan’s victory: More than meets the eye?

Surviving President Erdogan’s position is strengthened, allowing him to energetically purge the disloyal army...

Beyond Brexit: Lessons for the Middle East

Because Western elites want the world to be a certain way, they have deluded themselves into thinking that modern politics simply works like this...

Foreign policy in focus as Saudi deputy crown prince visits US

These gargantuan reform efforts will largely tell the tale of the sort of Saudi Arabia that emerges in the new multi-polar era...