Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Congressional Action on Yemen May be the First Salvo Against Presidential War Powers

Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.

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The Saudi Dilemma: To Cut Or Not To Cut

Saudi Arabia has its problems but it could withstand lower oil prices without feeling too much of a pinch.

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How Turkey and Saudi Arabia Became Frenemies

The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is worsening relations between US allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia. An expert on the region believes there may be a way out.

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A Saudi-Iran Oil War Could Break Up OPEC

It’s hard to imagine Saudi Arabia assuring Iran that its market share won’t suffer any consequences from its stated pledge to fill any supply gap left by a cut in Iranian exports resulting from the U.S. sanctions. It’s also hard to imagine Iran shrugging and letting this go. Could OPEC be on the way out? Maybe.

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Can Saudi Arabia Prevent The Next Oil Shock? 

A healthy appetite for crude, combined with an unexpectedly high level of compliance has stabilized markets. The threat of higher oil prices culling demand is still very low but will be looming on the horizon.

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View from India: It’s Not About the Nuclear Deal

The U.S. won’t ease the terms of sanctions on Iran, as the goal is regime change in Tehran.

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Pakistan Pavillion at Davos

Davos is a unique opportunity to showcase Pakistan, it is imperative that major Pakistani business leaders use the Davos platform to be counted as the outstanding entrepreneurs they are.

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Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?

At the time of the Shah, Iran and Pakistan enjoyed amicable relations, with cooperation across multiple issues. With so many points of contention emerging in recent years, it is a markedly more tense relationship today.

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The Qatar Crisis: A Diplomatic Curveball for Pakistan

The rift between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors may pose difficult choices for Pakistan’s foreign policy.

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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.

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