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...