The reign of King Salman of Saudi Arabia (since January 2015) represents a significant watershed in the history of the kingdom’s system of governance as well as in its domestic and foreign policies. These changes reflect the priorities of the king, who is an absolute...
Though he fancies unpredictability a useful negotiating tool, President Trump has been remarkably consistent about the Middle East.
Since 1979, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has seen itself as facing a radical, militaristic and expansionist Iran that leverages Shi’a disenfranchisement, local power vacuums and a vast and growing network of well-armed and well-trained proxies to export its Islamic...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman just capped off a three-week tour across the United States.
“What was hidden has now been laid bare,” proclaims an al-Qaeda statement issued last September, referring to the “westernizing reforms” of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Muhammad bin Salman (MbS) and his sweeping arrests of clerics that month.
President Trump gave a warm welcome to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s at the White House on Tuesday, sustaining what some have called an all-time high in U.S.–Saudi relations.
At the beginning of 2018, Saudi Aramco released a charter in Arabic that includes components typically associated with articles of incorporation and bylaws.