Post Tagged with: "Saudi Arabia"

Israel and the Arab Gulf: An Israeli-Saudi Alliance in the Making?

Israel and the Arab Gulf: An Israeli-Saudi Alliance in the Making?

A strategic alliance between the Gulf States and Israel would be a first major step toward Israel’s transformation into the leading Middle Eastern regional power.

The Post-Khashoggi US-Saudi Relationship and the Limits of a Moral Response

The Post-Khashoggi US-Saudi Relationship and the Limits of a Moral Response

The U.S – Saudi relationship began in the 1970s and the death of Mr. Khashoggi threatens future cooperation. If HR 7070 is passed, American security assistance would end.

OPEC+ and Beyond: How and Why Oil Prices Are High

OPEC+ and Beyond: How and Why Oil Prices Are High

Assessments of recent developments in oil prices are problematic as delineations of the effects of market forces often lack sufficient complexity.

Online Resources – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Online Resources – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

A brief introduction to OPEC, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, with links and media to further explore.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Mantra: ‘Whoever Pays For It!’

Trump’s Foreign Policy Mantra: ‘Whoever Pays For It!’

Key strands of Trump’s specific vision to make foreign policy have been fundamentally undermining the American-led liberal world order.

Authoritarian Reformism in Saudi Arabia

Authoritarian Reformism in Saudi Arabia

With Vision 2030, the Saudi administration emulates previous successes in a renegotiation of the social contract within the Kingdom that preserves authoritarian rule.

Saudi-Iranian Relations after the Rise of Mohammad Bin Salman

Saudi-Iranian Relations after the Rise of Mohammad Bin Salman

Whilst Saudi Arabia is experiencing existential transformations in political and social life, the Middle East faces an increasingly precarious period.

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’: Will It Save Or Sink the Middle East?

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’: Will It Save Or Sink the Middle East?

‘Vision 2030’ is a Janus-faced transformational program. It is poised to mildly or hardly shake up the Middle East, whether it fails or succeeds.

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Effective governance in Lebanon provided fewer opportunities for regional actors to intervene in the country keeping it aloof from the power struggle in the region.

The Saudi-Lebanon Imbroglio and Geopolitical Realignments in West Asia

The Saudi-Lebanon Imbroglio and Geopolitical Realignments in West Asia

The Saudi-Hariri affair has fueled a lot of resentment among the Lebanese people, supposedly aimed at stoking sectarian tensions to achieve political gains.

10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

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