AF’s Founder Ali Shihabi has been quoted in National Public Radio: "Any way you slice it, MBS has done more change than anyone in the last 50 years," says Ali Shihabi, who heads the Arabia Foundation, a pro-Saudi think tank in Washington, D.C. Reform is "an art rather than...
Over the past two years, Saudi Arabia has undergone a period of wrenching change. Throughout history, any transformation of this magnitude has been destabilizing.
AF’s Founder Ali Shihabi has been quoted in Yahoo: Ali Shihabi, the head of the Arabia Foundation and a former investment banker in Saudi Arabia, said that his sources in the Saudi government have told him Crown Prince Mohammed and his grip on power are safe. “The issue of...
AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the Washington Post: The lecturing from Western capitals, too, plays into this dynamic, deepening national feeling among many patriotic Saudis who have rallied around their prince in the face of “unbalanced” criticism from...
AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the Washington Examiner: The foundation was started by Ali Shihabi, a Saudi national who founded Rasmala, a private equity fund focused on Gulf countries. The foundation was set up in 2017 to help “contextualize” the significant...
AF’s Founder Ali Shihabi has been quoted in Euro Money: The leading local bankers include Dabdoub, who year after year delivered strong performance at NBK, and Ali Shihabi, who formed his own investment bank, Rasmala, and more recently established a Washington DC...
AF’s Founder Ali Shihabi has been quoted in Euro Money: Ali Al Shihabi, the founder of Washington DC think tank Arabia Foundation, is one of the critics. A Saudi national, he has had a long career in finance in the Middle East, from helping Sama manage foreign investments,...