Articles by Phillip Cornell
The global transition to cleaner fuels is the underlying driver of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 campaign to diversify its economy away from oil. No wonder then that massive clean energy investments are a major component of the country’s development targets. Fizzled attempts...
US oil futures spiked following suspected Iranian attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman earlier today. The alleged strikes occurred during a meeting between Iranian supreme leader Khamenei and Japanese prime minister Abe, who purportedly delivered a message from...
(CNN) - Arab and Muslim leaders have just concluded a series of emergency summits in Mecca to discuss recent attacks on Saudi and Emirati territory which US officials have linked to Iran and its proxies. While both Riyadh and Abu Dhabi have repeatedly said they do not want...
Brandon is a Research Intern for the Arabia Foundation. Prior to joining the Arabia Foundation, Brandon worked as an intern at the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia. Previously he worked in Istanbul, Turkey on research projects related to the Syrian conflict and the relationship...
It is time to negotiate with Iran. There is no other way out, in the long term, to avoid either an “accidental” confrontation in Gulf waters or a return to the status quo on Iran’s nuclear program that existed before the deal was signed in 2015. However, President Donald...