Saudi Arabia is hitting the brakes on normalization with Israel
When he was foreign secretary, Boris Johnson would regularly give out his number to world leaders
The American strategy of isolating and dividing Tehran has just been exploded
The Saudi Arabia of today is not the Saudi Arabia of 2001
It seems almost laughable now to hope seriously for sport to allow questions of morality to inform decisions about how best to make money
Would the president break his promise not to do any foreign deals?
And a story that — if true — could be deadly for Jared Kushner
We are witnessing the beginning of a new geopolitics in the Middle East
The new NSA’s Romney boosterism is particularly funny today
The four-legged beasts are an improvement on the kind of tourists we’ve been getting of late
The Saudi oilfield attack is a portent of things to come
Trump replaces hawk with hawk at national security adviser
She’s not playing hard-to-get
Within a very few years, every vulnerable public building, sports stadium or city center will have to install some kind of drone defense
Trump’s actions are constrained by what Saudi and Israeli leaders are willing to tolerate
The secretary of state’s hasty trip to Riyadh and Abu Dhabi means another escalation in tensions between the Trump administration and Iran
The former independent counsel is zeroing in on a Saudi cabinet minister
The Donald’s indulgence of gunboat diplomacy has made war more likely
Western tech supplies the weapons for a one-sided battle of the sexes
The ‘America First’ president is putting Saudi interests first
‘We’re getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us’
A report from the Washington Post snuck out just before Christmas raises questions
Khashoggi represented everything that is repressive and repugnant about journalism in the Arab world. Why is he so honored?
But has the country’s plight got three times worse?