The Muslim nation stands in the way of China’s “One Belt, One Road” dubbed plan for Chinese dominance and authoritarianism.
Pope Francis is shining a spotlight on complex battles for the soul of Islam as well as the survival of autocracy in the Middle East and North Africa.
The United States and China both cozying up to Saudi Arabia (and irritating Iran) could mean global trouble.
How the U.S. government constantly cozies up to Saudi Arabia.
With one military action, the new U.S. President has managed to thoroughly confound his fiercest supporters and critics.
While the short-term outlook still looks uncertain for Iran, the larger fundamentals hugely favor it.
The Saudi royals hope to turn China away from Iran during a state visit.
Asian ports: Pitfalls of China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative.
Saudi women will continue to suffer a decline in physical and mental health, beyond their lack of social, economic and political status.