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President Trump ensured his favor among the Saudi monarchy at the expense of a long-standing policy of the United StatesRead more
With Iraq descending deeper into sectarian bloodshed, politicians and foreign policy experts alike have proposed partition as a solution.Read more
The relevant question for the big men from Moscow to Riyadh in 2016 is: can their countries survive in a world of such low oil prices?Read more
The Iranian Nuclear Agreement: What Does it Mean for US Diplomacy and International Trade in the Middle East?
An agreement with Iran would call into question existing US alliances in the Middle East and lead to increased Russian influence in the region.Read more
In August, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt carried out a series of secret airstrikes within Libya with the purpose of slowing down the advance of Islamist militias in Tripoli, specifically seeking to prevent them from taking over the international airport. The attacks caught the rest of the world by surprise, particularly the United States, who claimed that theRead more