To counter possible U.S. pressure, the kingdom is trying to diversify its arms suppliers and bolster domestic support for crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.
It is time for Muslims to stop killing each other. The only way out of the Yemen morass is reconciliation and peaceful coexistence.
New report questions Saudi Arabia’s utility for Britain.
Multiple Middle Eastern disputes are threatening to spill out of control. This is largely due to the changed role of the United States.
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.
The overall gender gap and the political representation gap specifically is still a century from closing at the current pace.
Even though the wars in Syria and Iraq are dying down, Saudi Arabia will have to learn to share the Middle East with Iran.
In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.
Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.
“Never again,” adopted in the wake of the Second World War, has become nothing but an empty slogan in South Sudan, Syria, Libya and Yemen.