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President Obama arrives in Riyadh on Wednesday at a time of turmoil in U.S.-Saudi relations. It has always been, of course, a slightly uneasy alliance...
SAudi Arabia

The United States and Saudi Arabia established diplomatic relations in 1933, but it would be another decade before the alliance between the absolute monarchy and...
Middle East

It’s always a good time to review the histrionics that characterized the New York Times editorial board’s coverage of the Iraq War, particularly in the...
Khamenei

Saudi Arabia executed Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, perhaps Saudi Arabia’s most famous Shi‘ite scholar and a man who has professed non-violence even as urging Shi‘ites to...
Saudi Arabia

The execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was a shot across the sectarian bow, even for a sectarian state like Saudi Arabia. Crown Prince Muhammad bin...
Iran

Popular outrage in Iran and other majority Shi‘ite states like Bahrain might be understandable given Saudi Arabia’s murder of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, an outspoken preacher...
Saudi Arabia

In the lawless jungle that is the international system, nations seldom have the luxury of choosing good over evil. Usually, it is a matter of...
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has executed prominent Shi‘ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Nimr encouraged largely non-violent protests in Saudi Arabia’s largely Shi‘ite Eastern Province. Saudi Arabia’s sectarian rulers...
Saudi Arabia

With much fanfare, Saudi Arabia last week announced a coalition of 34 Islamic countries that are poised to fight terror. Sounds good. But on closer...
iran nuclear talks

The following is a dispatch from The Israel Project’s Omri Ceren regarding the state of Iran nuclear talks: A couple of quick updates before everyone goes...
Iran concessions

The following is a dispatch from Omri Ceren of The Israel Project regarding the state of nuclear negotiations with Iran. The administration has rolled out three...
Russia and Egypt rekindle relations

Being a revanchist means being keenly aware of your country’s history, its interests as defined by prior generations, and that which they so carelessly lost....