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The Weak Argument for a Saudi-Israeli Bedfellowship

Mohammed Khalid Alyahya | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Mohammed Khalid Alyahya

It is ludicrous to refer to just any interaction between Saudis and Israelis as an "alliance" between the two states and painfully erroneous to suggest that Israel's onslaught on Gaza came with Saudi acceptance, let alone support.

Attack on Gaza by Saudi Royal Appointment

David Hearst | Posted 07.20.2014 | World
David Hearst

There are many hands behind the Israeli army's onslaught on Gaza. America is not unhappy that Hamas is getting such a beating.

A Small Step in Germany

Scott Malcomson | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Scott Malcomson

Germany is left as the major power of Europe itself, and to the degree that Europe projects power it will do so under significant German influence. But how, and toward what end?

When Frenemies Get Angry with America: Tell the Saudi Royals to Pound Sand

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Doug Bandow

Secretary of State John Kerry has attempted to pacify the angry royals. Instead, the Obama administration should tell America's foreign "friends" that Washington acts in the interests of the American people, not corrupt dictators.

Saudi Prince Says Ample Evidence Of Iran Plot To Kill Ambassador

AP | By DOUGLAS BIRCH | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Saudi Arabia's former ambassador to the U.S. says it's inevitable that Syria's president will step down in the face of growing popular o...

The Kingdom -- and Washington -- at Sea

Michael Brenner | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

Circumstantial evidence suggests that the Obama people have no comprehensive strategy. Instead, our policies bounce around like a pin-ball that is impelled by one of our four preoccupations: Israel, Iran, 'the war on terror' and oil.

Stop Patronizing the Palestinians

Norm Kurz | Posted 08.17.2011 | World
Norm Kurz

The only way forward is for Israelis and Palestinians to finally conclude that neither side is going away.

Prince Turki And Ayalon's Handshake Downplayed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Both Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki Al Faisal and Israeli Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon have downplayed the importance of a handshake between them - alth...

US-Saudi Relations in a World Without Equilibrium

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

On Monday, 27 April, I will be co-chairing a major national policy forum on US-Saudi economic and strategic perspectives on the Middle East and global...

Al-Arabiya's Game Changing Interview with Barack Obama: A New Punctuation Point in US Foreign Policy

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama's interview has provided a new punctuation point in American foreign policy, and it is not "continuous" foreign policy at all. This is a new game and a very impressive new leader.

Saudi Prince: Bush Left "Sickening Legacy" In Middle East

AP | DONNA ABU-NASR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's ex-ambassador to Washington said former President George W. Bush left a "sickening legacy" in the Middle E...