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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Checkmate and Moving on

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

Iraq's immediate priority is to secure its cities, main arteries and borders by reforming and improving counter insurgency tactics and better equip the Iraqi Security Forces in conjunction with regional and global powers to help defeat ISIL.

Saudi Arabia's Message to the U.S.

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Last week's decision by Saudi Arabia to pass on an opportunity to become a member of the UN Security Council speaks to the Council's perceived ineffectiveness on a host of issues, and what comes with membership -- the need to take a public position on sensitive issues in international relations.

Saudi Arabia At A Dangerous Crossroads?

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 11.03.2011 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

The future of the Saudi rulers, who represent the most prestigious institution of power in the Muslim lands, is unpredictable. The "unity" of the opposed King and new Crown Prince could turn into open conflict.

Shooting the Messenger: Why BBM Shouldn't Be Banned!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

For nearly a week now, it really seemed like nothing else mattered! Headline news every where, emails, phone conversation and public debates! I am of course referring to the recent 'Blackberry' crises that swept the world.

What's Up Saudi? The Kingdom Insists on Keeping Women in the Stone Age

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

What's up, Saudia Arabia? Did anyone tell you it is the year 2010 and you can stop with your ludicrous rulings and the continuous scaling back of women's rights and more specifically, their mobility?

Global Health Diplomacy and the Muslim World: How Haiti Will Heal Us

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Collaborative work is emblematic of the increasingly important field of global health diplomacy and the Muslim world has an enormous role to play in this new conversation.

Sometimes a Bow is Not Just a Bow

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Felsenthal

Only Barack Obama knows what he was thinking when he appeared to bow from the waist to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.