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Russia Spreads Its Wings in the Gulf

Qatari cooperation with Russia reflects new global realities.

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Managing Globalization More Prudently

Five principles for a better and more inclusive path forward on managing global issues.

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Blaming Populists for Making Empty Promises?

The inclination of establishment politicians to overpromise is the core cause of the rise of populism.

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2017: Saudi Arabia’s Annus Horribilis?

Think that 2016 was a tough year for Saudi Arabia? Wait till you see 2017

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Behind the Real U.S. Strategic Blunder in Syria

Obama’s Syria policy failed because it did not anticipate provoking Iranian and Russian interventions.

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Can Inequality Be Reduced?

What are the realistic options to tackle the scourge of crass inequality in rich welfare states?

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Global Upheaval: The Sad New Normal

Instead of strengthening and stabilizing institutions, we are allowing them to fall.

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Fake News Alert: Memo to Putin

FSB Briefing Abstract, May 27, 2016 : Plan for Donald Trump to win U.S. Presidency

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Zimbabwe: Blundering Toward Disaster

Zimbabwe faces a financial Armageddon that could turn it into another Somalia.

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Istanbul Bombings: Kurds and Erdogan Playing Political Football

The Besiktas bombing raises important questions about counter-terrorism strategy and truth telling in Turkey.

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