Iran-Saudi Arabia Rivalry
Iran’s military strategy calls for asymmetric warfare against a much more powerful foe in the United States, with a focus on increasing the military and economic costs of any potential conflict.
But geopolitics could get in the way of MBS’ reform program for the Saudi economy.
Riyadh’s evident vulnerability will lead to a search for new regional allies, and Israel is a surprising possible candidate.
Appraising the geopolitical and market fallout from the mysterious attack on Saudi oil facilities earlier this month.
The political dispute in Sudan is fertile ground for wider geopolitical machinations between the Saudi-UAE and Turkey-Qatar blocs. Is Sudan doomed to become the next Syria?
If history is any indication, don’t expect Russia to jump to Iran’s assistance in the event of a US military strike.
Should the Saudi government be worried about its growing budget deficit?
Two instances of sabotage on Saudi oil infrastructure suggest the possibility of Iranian blowback from mounting tensions with the United States.
Examining Hezbollah, the paramilitary group at the heart of the Saudi-Iran contest for the Middle East.
While it’s true that Iran presides over well-documented human rights abuses, these abuses are often exaggerated to the point of creating a tyrannical mythos that’s completely detached from reality.