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Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri

Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri is a political analyst and international relations scholar.

Twitter: @DrHamsheri

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Saudi Arabia — the region’s cornerstone of stability and security

Time after time, Saudi Arabia has called for conferences in order to exchange views, present proposals, set up centers and build alliances. These actions are taken in order to secure the region, defuse crises and face risks that, if not dealt with, might lead to much bigger and worse problems.

January 19, 2017

Astana talks — Turning point or just another truce?

For six years, Syria has been experiencing a popular revolution which has faced both regional and international repression from Iran and its terrorist militias on the one hand, and Russia on the other.

January 13, 2017

Sectarianism and terrorism

Our region has suffered for decades due to wars and conflicts. The troubles began with Israel’s occupation of Palestine, which has always been the main priority for Arabs and Muslims. Unfortunately, our attention has been diverted recently to two other problems: Terrorism and sectarianism.

December 28, 2016

Why Riyadh and London are natural allies

The 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit — which concluded in Manama, Bahrain, recently — attained prestige because of the presence of British Prime Minister Theresa May. This exceptional event indicated the heralding of a new era of strategic ties between the GCC and Britain.

December 15, 2016