The US has expressed concern over the United Nations’ human rights report and wants to send a strong message to the Arab Coalition that it does not want to create an “atmosphere of impunity” in Yemen that will complicate any effort to reach a comprehensive peace...
The Saudi monarchy was always Osama bin Laden’s primary target. He believed that if he hit the United States, Washington would sever its ties with Riyadh and the Saudi monarchy would collapse. In fact, the opposite happened; the security relationship between Saudi Arabia...
Conservatives have long used the driving issue as a way to prevent women from becoming fully integrated into society. And for fifty years, successive Saudi governments avoided lifting the ban for fear of inflaming conservative opinion. Therefore, the crown prince took a...
The port at Hodeidah accounts for between seventy and eighty percent of all the food and aid that enters Yemen.
The Saudi government is unanimous in its support of the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw from the JCPOA.
In the short-term, this weekend’s airstrikes will most likely not change the situation in Syria, especially since the US and its allies opted for a limited campaign targeting chemical weapons’ facilities instead of saturation strikes against regime assets. While these...
The messaging from the White House seems to suggest that the Trump Administration is “walking back” threats to launch an imminent strike against the Assad regime leading some to believe that there is a backchannel effort to find a diplomatic solution that would stop...