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America, Turkey and Saudi Arabia Are Pouring Fuel on the Fire in Syria

Behlül Özkan | Posted 05.14.2016 | World
Behlül Özkan

ISTANBUL -- The U.S., Turkey and Saudi Arabia have effectively created a new Afghanistan on the shores of the Mediterranean.

Ryan Grim

Saudi Arabia, Turkey Discussing Unlikely Alliance To Oust Syria's Assad | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Turkey and Saudi Arabia, two nations with a long history of rivalry, are in high-level talks with the goal of forming a military allianc...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Saudi Succession Raises Questions For ISIS Fight | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As power in Saudi Arabia shifted to a new monarch, King Salman, the Obama administration's praise of both Salman and his predecessor sto...

The 8 Proxy Wars Going On In Syria Right Now

As'ad AbuKhalil | Posted 11.24.2014 | World
As'ad AbuKhalil

The internal dimension of the war in Syria is now probably marginal to the global and regional war raging in the country today.

Joshua Hersh

Obama Administration Hints Of More Aggressive Options On Syria | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

ISTANBUL -- Ever since President Barack Obama expressed "enormous frustration" over the situation in Syria at a press conference last week, a number o...

Max J. Rosenthal

Syrian Rebels' New Plan To Beat Assad | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- After weeks of battlefield setbacks and the deaths of prominent commanders, a group of Syria's most prominent rebel factions sought to r...

Joshua Hersh

Kerry Seeks Saudi Arabia Reconciliation On Middle East Tour | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- When Secretary of State John Kerry started his ongoing Middle East tour with a quick stop in Egypt over the weekend, he made a point of sing...

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Tom Engelhardt

If you believe in the cycles of history, the Obama administration's Syrian policy should seem eerily cyclic.

Israel And Saudis Find Common Cause As Obama Hesitates On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

By Jeffrey Heller and Angus McDowall JERUSALEM/RIYADH, Sept 2 (Reuters) - If President Barack Obama has disappointed Syrian rebels by ...

Christina Wilkie

Saudi Arabia Backs Syria Strikes | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal called on the international community Sunday to take action against the regime of Syrian ...

Saudis Back Strikes On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

(Adds quotes, Egyptian position) CAIRO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia told fellow Arab League states on Sunday that opposing interna...

Saudis Using Economic Pressure To Get Russia To Stop Backing Assad

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

AMMAN/DOHA, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has offered Russia economic incentives including a major arms deal and a pledge not to challenge Russian ...

Cleric At Mecca's Grand Mosque Calls For Support Of Syrian Rebels By 'All Means'

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2013 | Religion

By Sami Aboudi DUBAI, June 14 (Reuters) - A senior cleric in Islam's holy city Mecca exhorted followers on Friday to support Syrian re...

Is Saudi Arabia Really Counter Revolutionary?

Foreign Policy | F. Gregory Gause | Posted 10.10.2011 | World

Would the monarchs of the Holy Alliance have supported a democratic uprising anywhere in Europe in 1820? Would Prince Metternich have backed nationali...

Saudi Arabia -- The New York Times and All the News Not Fit to Print

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 07.29.2011 | Media
Raymond J. Learsy

If the Wikileaks cables can be reported by Al Jazeera what exactly is the NYTimes' hesitancy to inform its readership about this aspect of Saudi malevolence unless it has an agenda we do not understand?