AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the Financial Times: The president and Mr Bolton both said at the weekend the US would impose additional sanctions on Iran on Monday. Ali Shihabi, founder of the Arabia Foundation, a pro-Saudi think-tank, said what was important...
AF’s Resident Scholar Geneive Abdo has been quoted in The Arab Weekly: “I think the Iraqis are in a very difficult position,” said Geneive Abdo, a resident scholar at the Arabia Foundation. ”Because of sanctions that limit Iraq’s abilities to get electricity from Iran...
AF’s Director Firas Maksad has been quoted in Bloomberg: It’s Iran that is encouraging “false narratives” of war, said Firas Maksad, director of the Arabia Foundation, a Washington think tank that’s close to the Saudi Arabian government. Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. have an...
AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the Washington Post: Ali Shihabi, the well-connected founder of the pro-Riyadh Arabia Foundation in Washington, echoed this idea on Twitter , writing that going to war with Iran would be “dangerous and unnecessary,” but adding...
AF’s Resident Scholar Geneive Abdo has been quoted in the Arab Weekly: Geneive Abdo, a resident scholar at the Arabia Foundation who specialises in political Islam and Iranian geopolitics, said the sanctions were working. “What [US President Donald] Trump has done, which...
AF’s Resident Scholar, Geneive Abdo has been quoted in Brookings: Abdo then reemphasized the scale of actors in the religious soft power space. She noted that it is not just the Saudis and Wahhabism taking the lead in using Islam as statecraft, but the Iranians, who have...