With so few issues apparently actually resolved, it’s little wonder that it took just days for new signs of tension to reappear after the agreement.Read More »
View from Riyadh: Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia and Gulf Unity!
The Trump administration has decided to rehabilitate its time-tested alliance with the Gulf and allied Arab and Muslim states, such as Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan and Turkey.Read More »
Saudi Arabia is Simmering at Home?
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home. Opinion-makers in Saudi Arabia itself have a different narrative about the growing instability in the region. Here is what they argue.Read More »
New Anchors for US-Egypt Relations
Top US policymakers increasingly speak of Egypt as a problem to be managed, their attention focused on avoiding the worst-case outcomes of state collapse. The past four years have taken a serious toll on U.S.-Egypt ties. But 2015 offers potential opportunities, requiring the two countries to learn some lessons from the past and to look to the future.Read More »
Oil Prices: Will the Gulf States Run Out of Power?
How vulnerable are the Gulf economies to low oil prices and how will they cope if the current slump continues?Read More »