Saudi-US Relations

Saudi Arabia: Turning Vision 2030 into Reality

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Will Saudi Arabia lose its nerve on economic reform now that oil prices have partially recovered?

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Maps Out the End of the Oil Era

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Just how practical is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 plan to transition its economy away from oil?

Saudi Arabia Comes to the Rescue of the Egyptian Economy

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Egypt’s economic struggles have allowed Saudi Arabia to increase its hold over a major geopolitical prize of waterborne trade: the Suez Canal.

The Saudi Connection in the Belgium Attacks

CCTV footage of the Belgium attacks suspects. Public Domain.

Anyone familiar with the rise of Islamic extremism in Belgium would not be surprised by last week’s attacks.

GPM Outlook 2015: War, Refugees, and Chaos in the Middle East

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2015 projects to be another difficult year for the Middle East, with old vacuums widening and a few new ones opening up.

Saudi Arabia & Islamic State: Between Iraq and a Hard Place

Saudi Arabia Flag - cc Nicolas Raymond

Though the Saudi government may have been amenable to the rise of ISIS back when the militant group was seen as curbing Iranian influence in the region, recent developments in Iraq have likely changed a few minds in the Kingdom.

Eliminating the Scourge of Islamic State in Iraq

Blackhawk Helicopter in Iraq, CC US Army

Winning against Islamic State hinges on political reconciliation – not only between the Sunnis and Shiite in Baghdad, but Washington and Tehran as well.

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