Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s resignation has caught people in Lebanon and the broader region largely by surprise. Mr. Hariri cited fear for his personal safety as the main reason, pointing the finger at Iran and its ally Hezbollah as destabilizing elements in his country.
One hundred years have passed since the government of the United Kingdom declared its support for Jewish claims for a home in Palestine.
[Preamble: Islam requires its adherents to pray five times a day; moreover, men who are in close proximity to a mosque during p
The Kurds of Iraq are in a decidedly worse position weeks after voting in a referendum to declare independence from Baghdad.
Following up on campaign pledges, President Donald Trump has recently taken action to weaken the multilateral Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iranian Nuclear Deal. Though he has not pulled the United States out of the JCPOA, Mr.
Before becoming the Emir of Kuwait in 2006, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah’s responses to global crises as Kuwait’s foreign minister and prime ministe
Mr. Cafiero is the CEO of Gulf State Analytics (@GulfStateAnalyt), a Washington, DC-based geopolitical-risk consultancy where Dr. Karasik (@Tkarasik) is a senior adviser.
The Qatar crisis has afforded Moscow opportunities to secure geopolitical gains in the Persian Gulf re
Last week Saudi Arabia announced the end of a longstanding ban on female drivers. The decree has been greeted with enthusiasm by regional observers, many of whom have been quick to note the economic dividends that such a move can bring about.
U.S. President Donald Trump gave his maiden speech in front of world leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York on September 19. In his remarks, Mr. Trump took aim at the North Korean regime, which, in a reference reminiscent of President George W.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s recent two-day visit to Abu Dhabi to hold talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was a testament to the brotherly relations between our two countries and peoples.