A selection of the most interesting features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann.
What to make of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent disavowal of the kingdom’s founding religious ideology?
How does one lead a righteous life, while living tensely?
Saudi Arabia and Qatar both support insurgencies, but the Saudis want to enforce a regional order they direct.
In the Middle East, Iran, Israel and Russia — despite their rivalries — all share one goal: maintaining disunity.
Turkey has no chance to become as powerful and influential as the Ottoman Empire was during its heyday. And it’s all Erdogan’s fault.
Saudi women will continue to suffer a decline in physical and mental health, beyond their lack of social, economic and political status.
Reformist Saudi prince bounces up against flawed education system and ingrained social mores.