Their game of chicken has hit world markets almost as hard as coronavirus has
Saudi Arabia is hitting the brakes on normalization with Israel
The legacy of the revolution is hopelessness and helplessness
The democracy junkies are at it again — craving another fantasy revolution in a country they don’t understand
The American strategy of isolating and dividing Tehran has just been exploded
Will Trump go down in history as the president who started World War III?
The Saudi Arabia of today is not the Saudi Arabia of 2001
Washington’s hawks have Trump exactly where they want him
Trump will hope to be known as the leader of the free world who dealt Isis that final, fatal blow
The media mantra of ‘Trump betrayed the Kurds’ will soon make way for ‘Trump betrayed Israel’
Donald Trump, peacemaker?
We are witnessing the beginning of a new geopolitics in the Middle East
The louder Washington calls for Nicolás Maduro’s ouster, the more likely it is that he will survive
According to the western media, yes
It makes a conflict with Iran less likely
Khashoggi represented everything that is repressive and repugnant about journalism in the Arab world. Why is he so honored?
The media’s hypocrisy over Jamal Khashoggi stinks. The president is wise to ignore it
After the Khashoggi murder, the Saudi regime seems curiously pliant to western interests
Following the Jamal Khashoggi story, the US-Saudi-Israel alliance is not gaining traction
It would be surprising if Trump’s Middle East policy is determined by the murder of a Muslim Brotherhood activist who happened to write an occasional column for the Washington Post
It’s a murky business. But the President can again prove his diplomatic skill
The dissident’s fate says a lot about Saudi Arabia and the rise of the mobster state
Post-Vietnam, the US has acted militarily like the proverbial school-yard bully, picking fights only with the weaklings who can’t fight back.
If we learned anything from the so-called Arab Spring, it’s that the victors in that part of the world are never the pro-Western ones we bet on.