Militarization of the Middle East

2015-04-19 03:00
Iran’s first acquisition after signing the draft nuclear deal, amid promises to lift sanctions, were not cars, airplanes, refrigerators, or women’s purses — but rather long-range missiles! Iran was ov...

GCC takes the initiative

2015-04-19 03:00
For years one of the most heard refrains behind the scenes in the halls of power in Washington was: “Why can’t the Arabs take the initiative to defend themselves?” This after more than a decade of occ...

Romancing the gun

2015-04-19 03:00
What is it with Americans and their love affair with guns, an affair codified in the Second Amendment — adopted in 1791 as part of the first ten amendments contained in the Bill of Rights — as the rig...

Saudi Press Roundup

2015-04-19 00:48
Most influential leaderWhen a reputable magazine like The Time selected Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman as one of the world’s most influential leaders it would not be out of courtesy or...

Russia’s positive message

2015-04-18 03:00
As much as it has surprised the international community, Russia’s decision not to veto the UN Security Council resolution on Yemen has sent a glimmer of hope that it will deal with Arab issues more fa...

Downplaying the Iranian threat

2015-04-18 03:00
In the 1980s the world witnessed the Cold War between the capitalist and communist camps. During those days, I was studying in the United States. The then US President Ronald Reagon’s interesting stat...

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