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Ali Shihabi breaks down Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption drive on CNBC’s Squawk Box

Saudi Arabia detained elites in order to send a very strong message that the Kingdom can no longer afford individuals who leverage their connections to profit off of government contracts.Read More

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AF’s director Firas Maksad speaking to BBC Newshour

Firas Maksad speaks to BBC Newshour about how President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will impact US relations with Saudi Arabia and the Arab World. Despite being a strong US ally, Saudi Arabia cannot go along with Washington’s...Read More

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Ali Shihabi shares his insights on Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption drive with BBC World Service

Ali Shihabi explains that the motivation behind the Kingdom’s anti-corruption drive is twofold: to restore ill-gotten assets to the Saudi treasury and to signal to elites that previous corrupt behavior will no longer be tolerated. This action should be viewed...Read More

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Ali Shihabi speaks with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria about Saudi Arabia’s corruption crackdown

Ali Shihabi joins Fareed Zakaria’s GPS to discuss Saudi Arabia’s arrest of dozens of princes, current and former ministers, and prominent businessmen on charges of corruption.Read More

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Ali Shihabi gives a detailed explanation of the Qatar problem to the Middle East Policy Council

Ali Shihabi posits that Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and BahrainRead More

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