James M. Dorsey

James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and an award-winning journalist. [Singapore]

Saudi Arabia Vs. the World

Calls for Qatar boycott fuel fears in Muslim Asia.

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Saudi’s Crown Prince: A Youthful Gambler

Crisis puts future of Saudi reforms and GCC in doubt.

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The Rise of Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman

Prince Mohammed could well prove to be the figure that provides Saudi Arabia with a path to the future. But it is a very big gamble.

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The Gulf Crisis: Southeast Asia Has Seen It All Before

Two competing visions of ensuring regime survival are battling it out in the Gulf.

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Qatar: Did they Back The “Wrong” Insurgents?

Saudi Arabia and Qatar both support insurgencies, but the Saudis want to enforce a regional order they direct.

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Qatar: Why Turkey Steps Into the Fray

Turkey steps into the Qatar fray to protect its turf against the Saudis in the fight over Sunni supremacy.

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The Global Dimensions of the Qatar Crisis

The policy of side-stepping the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran is becoming increasingly untenable for non-Arab Muslim nations and China.

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Hitting Qatar, Targeting Iran

Saudi-UAE campaign to isolate Qatar and Iran puts Muslim nations in a bind.

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The Muslim World’s Struggle to Counter Militancy

The real downsides of Donald Trump’s choice in Saudi Arabia to prioritize commerce at the expense of principle.

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Pakistan Vs. China’s Grand Designs

The Muslim nation stands in the way of China’s “One Belt, One Road” dubbed plan for Chinese dominance and authoritarianism.

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