Middle East

Would a Delicate Balance in South Asia Work for Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman concluded an official visit to India as part of his trip to Asia. The visit came after...

The US-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of the Middle East

A few days ago, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo embarked on a journey to the Middle East. His tour to the region...

The New Energy geopolitics and the Gulf Arab States

The geopolitics of energy has been for decades revolved around fossil fuels, namely coal, oil and gas. The concentration of fossil fuels in only...

Saudi Arabia-Canada Face-Off Continues With the al-Qanun Case

The grant of citizenship by Canada to a Saudi woman Rahaf al-Qanun marks another milestone in the ongoing Saudi-Canada tussle. The dispute which has...

East of the Euphrates: How the Latest Development of the Syrian Civil War Underscores...

President Trump’s decision to pull US forces out of Syria had several immediately noticeable effects. If the first was to cause surprise amongst military...

Middle East Burden Sharing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reasserted U.S. priorities in the Middle East in his speech this week at the American University in Cairo, an address that marked...

Israeli-Saudi Axis: What Lies Behind?

Israel and Saudi Arabia are poles apart in terms of their social set-up, culture, and polity. Yet, the two West Asian countries share good...

The Impact of Australia’s Recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

On Dec. 15, 2018, Australia reversed its decades-old Middle East policy by recognizing West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Australian Prime Minister Scott...

The Implications of American Withdrawal from Syria

The withdrawal of American troops from Syria may destabilize the region, as well as the move can harm Washington’s image and interests in the...

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