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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is a veteran columnist. He is the former general manager of Al Arabiya news channel, and former editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat.

Twitter: @aalrashed

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What will Iraqis do after the storming of the Bahrain Embassy?

The storming of the Bahraini Embassy in Al-Mansour in Baghdad, which is supposed to be one of the most guarded and secure neighborhoods in the city, is of great concern.

June 30, 2019

Elections can spare Sudan from divisions




Omar Al-Bashir. (Reuters)
June 10, 2019

Is China ready to end its policy of neutrality?

The dispute over the Huawei communications network is just one battle in a major dispute between China and the US that did not begin yesterday. There is also the issue of Taiwan, the dispute over China’s maritime borders, and the security of Washington’s allies in the region.

June 04, 2019

Lawmakers show there is US appetite for confrontation

Some believe that the Americans no longer have an appetite for confrontation; but this is not what we feel in Washington, whether in the legislative and executive branches, or in civil and military institutions.

May 28, 2019

Nile neighbors’ relations return to normal

Sudan’s hostility toward Egypt, which lasted more than 20 years, has finally ended. During these years, Cairo and Khartoum were estranged and differences dominated their relations, with each capital being an axis against the other.

May 27, 2019

The inevitable clash with Iran

All possibilities exist when we consider the prospect of a military clash with Iran. It might be widespread, or limited to a targeted response to the recent attacks — or it might not happen at all.

May 18, 2019