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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.

The New Diplomacy: Virtual Instead of Physical
May 26, 2020

In the era of Covid, virtual diplomacy was on display in India on May 21 when India’s President accepted the credentials of the ambassadors of several countries via video conferencing.

The New Diplomacy: Virtual Instead of Physical
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Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
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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?

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.

How Much Are You Prepared to Pay for Your ‘Free’ Press? Arab Media Wars Are Driving Us All Towards Twitter
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Yemen Ceasefire Between Houthis and Saudi-Backed Forces Takes New Turn
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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.

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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Idlib Will Bring Russia Even Closer to Saudi Arabia and UAE as Erdogan Pays the Price for Going It Alone
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Idlib Will Bring Russia Even Closer to Saudi Arabia and UAE as Erdogan Pays the Price for Going It Alone
March 6, 2020

Erdogan soldiers on towards the abyss in a war which his troops cannot possibly win.

Russia Rises as Honest Broker in Mideast
October 18, 2019

President Putin’s successful Mideast tour this week evinces Russia as a credible, respected and perhaps pivotal mediator for peace in the region.

Russia Rises as Honest Broker in Mideast
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