February 13, 2006
Watch Prince Turki al-Faisal talk about the Saudi-U.S. relationship and about the global security challenges that they both face.
July 29, 2011
An interesting royal decree from Saudi Arabia this past week suggests who may finally succeed Saud bin Faisal as foreign minister.
Saud, son of the late King Faisal (who ruled 1964-1975) has been fo…
January 24, 2015
In 2001 to 2003, after the 9/11 attacks, more and more analysts predicted the demise of the House of al-Saud. I recall classified intelligence analyses saying this, and a good example of the journali…
June 12, 2018
I’ve written many times about the British royal family’s remarkable record of refusing to make an official visit to Israel while making scores of visits to Arab capitals. That will change in a matter…
August 15, 2018
If Tesla goes private with significant funding from Saudi Arabia or other foreign investors, it would raise national security and ethical questions.
August 8, 2018
Last week, the Saudi government arrested two prominent women’s activists, the latest move in a series of incarcerations targeting women’s and civil society leaders in the Gulf kingdom.
August 7, 2018
Saudi Arabia has ordered its ambassador to Canada to come home and has expelled the Canadian ambassador, stopped Saudia flights to Canada, stated that all new commerce with Canada will now be reviewe…
March 6, 2018
With the demise of the Islamic State, a revived al-Qaeda and its affiliates should now be considered the world’s top terrorist threat.
May 25, 2018
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering May 19 to May 25, was compiled with suppo…