Regions / Saudi Arabia
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
The Saudi attack on Yemen has been a test run for the new Obama Doctrine.
Saudi Arabia’s perceived need to keep Iran at bay is distracting it from the danger that the Islamic State poses to its regime.
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
A Washington gathering of Persian Gulf autocrats sums up the absurdity of America's relationship with some of the world's most oppressive regimes.
Saudi Arabia's ongoing war in Yemen does more to highlight the kingdom's isolation than its power.
According to a poll, the same percentage of Arab citizens identify themselves as confirmed atheists as Americans.
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
Unification of the Middle East, though not a caliphate, would be ideal, but unity would be a step in the right direction.