China’s refusal to cut back on Iranian oil purchases opens up another frontline with the U.S.
Message to Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Tel Aviv: Don’t worry, U.S. President Donald J. Trump has no intention of meeting his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, unconditionally.
Multiple Middle Eastern disputes are threatening to spill out of control. This is largely due to the changed role of the United States.
Trump’s tweet-based badgering of the Saudis to increase production will not ease pressures resting on the global oil market. High time to do a reality check.
Salvaging the Iranian nuclear deal could come at a cost China may not want to pay.
The Trump version of the United States has relinquished its leadership. It is Europe’s responsibility to step in.
The Chinese experience in circumventing earlier sanctions will come in handy with Beijing rejecting Trump’s renewed effort to isolate Iran.
Trump’s dreadful mistake of decertifying the JCPOA could have horrifying consequences for the Middle East.
Putin has Turkey exactly where he wants it: As an upset NATO ally willing to break ranks with the alliance’s stance toward Russia.
Despite the boldness of his moves, Crown Prince Mohammed has sent mixed messages about how far he is prepared to go to reform Saudi Arabia.