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Marksism — No. 40: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Relations with Saudi Arabia
Marksism — No. 40: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Relations with Saudi Arabia

In this episode of Marksism, the editors discuss recent content about natural law, natural rights, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and how the US should respond to Saudi Arabia’s crimes.

Pakistan and the Non-Arab Islamic Bloc Imran Khan
Pakistan and the Non-Arab Islamic Bloc

Imran Khan’s government is intentionally distancing Pakistan from its traditional allies, Saudi Arabia and the United States, in favor of Turkey and China. But replacing the United States with China is premature.

ProvCast Ep. 16: The Case for Sobriety: US Relations with Saudi Arabia

After the Saudi Arabia and the Jamal Khashoggi affair, should we sound the alarm or call for sobriety? Drew Griffin sits down with to discuss US-Saudi Arabia relations.

ProvCast Ep. 14: The Future of US-Saudi Arabia Relations
ProvCast Ep. 14: The Future of American and Saudi Relations

In the latest episode of Providence’s Foreign Policy ProvCast, Drew Griffin speaks with Faysal Itani about Saudi Arabia, Jamal Khashoggi, and Syria.

Pat Robertson, Murder & Saudi Arabia

Pat Robertson semi-regularly excites controversy with provocative comments, typically made on his daily television program 700 Club. Most recently he…

Augustinian Realism and the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi - PBS News Hour David Brooks
Augustinian Realism and the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

On PBS News Hour, David Brooks quoted St. Augustine to criticize President Trump’s response toward the Saudis for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Was Brooks right about Augustine?

Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance Should Prompt U.S. to Challenge MBS on Human Rights

The Jamal Khashoggi affair presents the perfect opportunity for the United States to press Saudi Arabia for more progress on its horrendous human rights record. 

Whose Fault is the Yemeni Crisis Anyway?

Though the Yemen conflict is in many ways a proxy war between Iran and the Saudi coalition, it is much more complicated, and not all the blame should be placed on the coalition for worsening the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia Needs Crown Prince Salman’s Reforms, but Risks Abound
Saudi Arabia Needs Reforms, but Risks Abound

Many have praised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reforms and say they represent the beginning of comprehensive reform within Saudi Arabia. But the monarchy’s stability is at risk.