Terrorism is a problem that we all still struggle to understand. That challenge only increases when partisan politics are injected into the mix. This is what happened earlier this month, when President Trump visited Saudi Arabia, provoking the publication of a flurry of...
Imagery and symbolism can be powerful factors in shaping new realities, and whether it is US President Donald Trump joining in a traditional sword dance, or hundreds of young Saudis riding their Harley-Davidsons to welcome the US president, the symbolic message from this...
Vision 2030 was announced just over a year ago. The Vision’s aim: to move Saudi Arabia in a new direction—socially, culturally, institutionally, and of course, economically. Critics said it was too ambitious; optimists rebutted with enthusiasm; and, pragmatists argued that...
Fox News As custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, Mecca and Medina, and as leader of the 41-nation Islamic coalition established to combat terror, Saudi Arabia is on the front line of the global fight against radical jihadi terrorism. It is also the ultimate target of...
New York Times WASHINGTON — When Air Force One touches down in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this week, President Trump can be sure of one thing: His Saudi hosts have firmly pressed the reset button on a relationship that became strained in the latter years of Barack Obama’s...
Fox News President Trump just announced that Saudi Arabia will be the first foreign country he visits as president, underscoring both the success of Saudi outreach to the new administration, and the determination of this President to recommit to the strategic alliance...
Forbes The decision announced by the Saudi government to take its national oil company public has generated a lot of interest given the size of Aramco and the fact that it would become the largest publicly traded company on earth.