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The alliance between America and Saudi Arabia is over

September 26, 2019 9:31 am

We are witnessing the beginning of a new geopolitics in the Middle East

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The negotiator or Bolton Lite? Reading Robert C. O’Brien

September 19, 2019 1:49 pm

The new NSA’s Romney boosterism is particularly funny today

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Why I prefer cows to humans

September 19, 2019 11:24 am

The four-legged beasts are an improvement on the kind of tourists we’ve been getting of late

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How to stop drones

September 19, 2019 10:51 am

The Saudi oilfield attack is a portent of things to come

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Robert C. O’Brien, Trump’s good soldier

September 18, 2019 10:53 am

Trump replaces hawk with hawk at national security adviser

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Tulsi Gabbard, conservative crush

September 17, 2019 1:59 pm

She’s not playing hard-to-get

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How drones are dramatically changing warfare

September 15, 2019 11:00 am

Within a very few years, every vulnerable public building, sports stadium or city center will have to install some kind of drone defense

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The diplomacy of deference

July 25, 2019 12:14 am

Trump’s actions are constrained by what Saudi and Israeli leaders are willing to tolerate

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Pompeo summons up fresh Iran sanctions from the Gulf

June 24, 2019 1:04 pm

The secretary of state’s hasty trip to Riyadh and Abu Dhabi means another escalation in tensions between the Trump administration and Iran

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Kenneth Starr’s new group makes Saudi Arabia and UAE uncomfortable

June 22, 2019 11:31 am

The former independent counsel is zeroing in on a Saudi cabinet minister

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Iran trumps Trump

June 14, 2019 4:52 pm

The Donald’s indulgence of gunboat diplomacy has made war more likely

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How tech oppresses women in developing nations

June 5, 2019 5:31 pm

Western tech supplies the weapons for a one-sided battle of the sexes

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The US and Yemen: stopping Iran or appeasing Saudi Arabia?

April 24, 2019 4:07 pm

The ‘America First’ president is putting Saudi interests first

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What about ‘the Benjamins’ coming from the Gulf states?

March 11, 2019 10:20 pm

If Ilhan Omar is so concerned about lobbying money, she should turn her sights on the UAE and Qatar

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Vice vs vice: Cheney barbecues Pence in Georgia

March 11, 2019 9:13 pm

‘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’

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Was Jamal Khashoggi a Qatari asset?

December 27, 2018 7:15 am

A report from the Washington Post snuck out just before Christmas raises questions

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Jamal Khashoggi is the right TIME Person of the Year – for all the wrong reasons

December 11, 2018 12:34 pm

Khashoggi represented everything that is repressive and repugnant about journalism in the Arab world. Why is he so honored?

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Washington Post tripled Yemen coverage after Khashoggi’s death

November 29, 2018 1:54 pm

But has the country’s plight got three times worse?

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What is the left’s problem with Tulsi Gabbard?

November 24, 2018 10:23 am

The Hawaiian congresswoman has few friends on her side of the aisle

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Why Trump is right to stand by Saudi Arabia

November 20, 2018 3:19 pm

The media’s hypocrisy over Jamal Khashoggi stinks. The president is wise to ignore it

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What Mohammed bin Salman did next

November 2, 2018 7:01 am

After the Khashoggi murder, the Saudi regime seems curiously pliant to western interests

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Turkey vs Saudi: the real story behind Khashoggi’s murder

October 25, 2018 10:37 am

This isn’t just about the death of a journalist but a battle for political leadership of the Islamic world

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The humiliation of Mohammed bin Salman

October 24, 2018 9:56 am

Angering all of the West’s most powerful investors at once is an unmitigated disaster for the House of Saud

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The real problem with the Saudis’ ‘Davos in the Desert’

October 23, 2018 3:00 pm

One Davos was almost certainly one too many. But the multiplication of forums for the global elite is getting out of hand

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American universities need to chop the hand that feeds them tyrants’ cash

October 23, 2018 10:17 am

How can politically correct universities take money from Mohammed bin Salman?