January 13, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The region is accustomed to cycles of protest and political upheaval, so it’s better not to bank on successful revolutions.
January 4, 2020Iran
The decision to kill Qassem Suleimani will likely force President Trump to devote additional resources to the Middle East at a time of growing concern about North Korea, Russia, and China.
December 3, 2019Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince will take money from investors in the national oil company—but he’ll be giving up far more than he thinks.
October 18, 2018Saudi Arabia
Threatening a price hike might work in the short term, but it would come with serious costs to the kingdom’s reputation as a moderating influence on oil markets.