Far from being uncooperative, Saudi Arabia under MBS is playing precisely the regional role that Obama and Biden have long demanded—only more so
A portrait of life in the heart of America’s military empire, where the work of perpetuating the ‘liberal world order’ can be seen up close
‘Everyone here has their Jews now’
Reporting from the front lines of Mohammed bin Salman’s stupefyingly ambitious mass experiment in modernization, reform, and control
As the kingdom goes digital, the best information is not where you might think
American ambivalence and flawed thinking hurt Zionism and helped the Saudis in 1945. In 2023, a similar combination may be preventing Saudi-Israeli peace.
A China-brokered agreement with Iran shocked and dismayed Washington, whose mercurial policy gyrations are getting harder for the Saudis to understand
Iran’s increasingly sophisticated drone and missile strike packages are driving America’s beleaguered allies to seek protection in Beijing
A decade of Obama-Biden foreign policy has broken the Middle East and America’s security order
Israel’s caretaker government is unequal to the strategic challenges posed by Team Obama’s policy of punishing friends and rewarding enemies
Countries that stifle their children are not the future of the Middle East
How will the president decide to value the prospects of the Iran deal against $6 per gallon gasoline? By blaming the Saudis.
In the Middle East, Biden is finishing what Obama started. And his top advisers are all on board.
Assessments targeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offer no proof, are instead ‘an abuse of the intelligence community’s power’
The first Jewish faith leader received by a Saudi monarch recounts his visit with King Salman
How Obama’s ‘progressive’ foreign policy vision—to backpedal away from the Middle East, fast, while kicking our former allies in the region to the curb—became consensus in D.C.
Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields was a warning to Israel in an escalating regional war
How Iran makes war in the Middle East while turning U.S. foreign policy into an extension of partisan American politics