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How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
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How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
June 11, 2020

Given the president’s unyielding support for the Saudis and Emiratis as especially lucrative customers for this country’s defense industry, the Qataris have clearly decided to crib the Saudi playbook.

How Many Dead Yemenis Does It Take to Equal One Washington Post Contributor?
May 26, 2020

The War Nerd dissects reporting on Saudi Arabia to show how the corporate media cares more about a dead Washington Post columnist than a quarter of a million Yemenis killed in a Western-backed war.

How Many Dead Yemenis Does It Take to Equal One Washington Post Contributor?
Editor's Сhoice
The ‘Clean Break’ Doctrine: A Modern-Day Sykes-Picot Waging War and Havoc in the Middle East
History
The ‘Clean Break’ Doctrine: A Modern-Day Sykes-Picot Waging War and Havoc in the Middle East
May 18, 2020

Though the U.S. and Israeli military have done a good job at stealing the show, and though they certainly believe themselves to be the head of the show, the reality is that this age of empire is distinctly British.

Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
May 15, 2020

Is the coronavirus, which has hit GCC countries quite hard, going to fuel proxy wars further with the economic objective of fortunes to be made, once the fighting stops?

Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
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How Much Are You Prepared to Pay for Your ‘Free’ Press? Arab Media Wars Are Driving Us All Towards Twitter
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How Much Are You Prepared to Pay for Your ‘Free’ Press? Arab Media Wars Are Driving Us All Towards Twitter
May 11, 2020

Both in the West and in the Middle East, the “free” press is anything but free. It actually comes with a hefty price tag.

Yemen Ceasefire Between Houthis and Saudi-Backed Forces Takes New Turn
May 6, 2020

A breakaway faction from the Saudi-backed forces, supported by the UAE, wants independence for the South Yemen and to end the five year war with the Saudis. But this might start an entirely new war in Yemen.

Yemen Ceasefire Between Houthis and Saudi-Backed Forces Takes New Turn
World
So We’re All in This Together… Really? What About Big Oil?
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So We’re All in This Together… Really? What About Big Oil?
May 3, 2020

If the bailout doesn’t happen, there’s always another war in the Middle East to look toward.

Arab Countries Face Real Shake-Up of Economies and Their Geopolitics Amid Corona Crisis
April 19, 2020

Gulf Arab countries have nowhere to look for a bailout of their own private sector, like in the UAE, as the banks just can’t pull it off. New friendships can flourish as underdogs like Morocco come out winners. But what about Iran?

Arab Countries Face Real Shake-Up of Economies and Their Geopolitics Amid Corona Crisis
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