Riyadh has far more to lose than Washington from escalation with Tehran. A policy of incremental Saudi engagement offers the kingdom a way out of the crisis.
On his first visit overseas as U.S. president, Trump pledged to improve security and relations with the Middle East. But that is not what has actually happened.
While this wave of teachers’ protests may not bring about a fundamental political transformation, it points to the grave and persistent nature of Morocco’s governance challenges.
Since February 22, thousands and then millions of Algerians have taken to the streets every Friday to protest against the fifth term of their ailing eighty-two-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
At the Sochi summit, Erdogan, Putin, and Rouhani will discuss how to solve the conflict in Syria. But audiences back home will be at the front of their minds.
U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the United States can devastate Turkey economically. Is he right?
The secretary of state tried to establish a new vision. But it was neither as different from Obama’s as he intended, nor fully in sync with the U.S. president’s views.
Egypt has acquitted several foreign NGO workers who had been convicted of working without the Egyptian authorities’ permission. Is this Egypt’s olive branch to the international community?
The White House is pulling U.S. forces out of Syria. U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency.” What comes next?
Airbnb says it will no longer list properties to rent in the occupied West Bank. Other companies will be watching to see what happens next.
There’s an un-American way to make the pink wave permanent.
Reimposed U.S. sanctions on Iran are short on details and risk leaving U.S. partners uncertain about Washington’s intentions.
Jamal Khashoggi vanished in Istanbul. But the key to understanding the Saudi reaction to his disappearance lies in Riyadh.