Threatening the US-Saudi partnership over of Saudi Arabian crimes would risk more American lives, cause greater conflict, and increase injustice and human suffering.
Rebeccah HeinrichsJuly 28, 2022
The normalization between the Arabs and Israelis diminishes Turkey’s role as the chief mediator between Israel and the Muslim world, so Erdogan’s anguish probably comes from fear of an “Arab option.”
Alfonse JavedFebruary 22, 2021
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.
Alfonse JavedJanuary 7, 2021
Given the alarming trends in the Middle East, America should fashion agile media platforms that influence audiences in the region and—even more importantly—say something compelling.
Alberto M. FernandezFebruary 27, 2020
Each African state faces its unique prospects and challenges heading into the new decade. Nevertheless, there are common themes and transnational trends we may expect to shape the continent in the new year and beyond.
James BarnettJanuary 13, 2020
When considering Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen many of these countries deserve commendation for participating in interfaith dialogues. However, they have made no significant progress in improving religious liberty within their borders.
Steven HowardOctober 7, 2019
In the coming years, we may have to face the reality that the House of Saud has already followed a destructive path for far too long, that nothing short of a miracle can make them heralds of any first-rate nation.
Zubair SimonsonDecember 26, 2017
While the media spotlight shines on a few high-profile countries, four forgotten countries (Lithuania, Yemen, Sudan, and Morocco) operate under the radar.
Joshua CayetanoJuly 3, 2017
Dana Shell Smith, the U.S. ambassador to Qatar, announced on Twitter that she was leaving her post. Here is what you should know about U.S. ambassadors and their roles.
Joe CarterJune 21, 2017