Regions / Saudi Arabia
As the Muslim Brotherhood scrambles to limit the regional damage to its influence, U.S. Middle-East policy is once again in disarray.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
The Washington Post, along with other news outlets, had by "an informal arrangement" agreed two years ago to suppress news of a secret Saudi drone base - at the request of the Obama administration.
Major media outlets once again sit on a big story at an administration's request.
Should President Obama hold Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah's hand like George W. Bush did?
This article discusses Middle Eastern attitudes toward democracy and the role that the United States and others play in helping or hindering democratization in the Muslim world.
"No Saudi women will go to hell, because it's impossible to go there twice," he tweeted.
The United States may soon find that it can't "have it both ways" by arming Saudi Arabia and maintaining Israel's qualitative military advantage.
Twitter has made it: it's become the subject of a fatwa.
Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states are using their wealth to counter external challenges (Iran) and internal ones (the Arab Awakening).