Columnist

Ellen R. Wald

Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D. is a historian and author of “Saudi, Inc.” She is the president of Transversal Consulting and also teaches Middle East history and policy at Jacksonville University.

Twitter:  @EnergzdEconomy

Latest published



Russia is both friend and foe to Middle East’s major powers

In geopolitics and in business there are no friends, only interests. Every country or business is looking out for itself and protecting its own interests.

June 27, 2018

Why a UN report does not indicate problems for Saudi FDI

Investment in Saudi Arabia from abroad fell 80 percent in 2017, according to a report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development. But scratch beneath the figures and a different picture emerges.

June 15, 2018