Iran-Saudi Arabia Rivalry
Though the assassination will further destabilize the region, a large-scale conventional conflict remains unlikely.
Iran’s region-wide geopolitical project is now imperiled on multiple fronts, including at home.
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.
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.