Tag: Saudi Arabia






Saudi Arabia Has Traded its Geopolitical Clout for Economic Realism While Turkey and Iran Now Lead the Middle East

While Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s statements which de-facto recognise “Israel” have not come as a surprise, they continue to be widely misinterpreted across the political spectrum. Saudi Arabia’s position which favours the medium-term official recognition of “Israel” in order to match is long standing unofficial position will […]





Egypt’s President Sisi Has No Trouble Winning “Elections” But He Must Work to Win Back Egypt’s Status as A Major Arab Power

Votes are currently being tallied in an Egyptian Presidential election whose foregone conclusion will make the incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s inevitable victory something of an anti-climax. His only opponent Moussa Mostafa Moussa was himself a Sisi supporter, thus making the election more of a referendum on Sisi’s rule than anything else. Throwing […]