Israel, Saudi Arabia and Turkey need to plan for the day after Trump.
Fourteen Republicans vote against the head of their party, Donald Trump, in calling for America to pull back.
The Saudi crown prince seems to believe Donald Trump’s support is all he needs. That is a mistake.
Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud shatters the family consensus and risks a conflict between mosque and state.
Saudi Arabia’s future king tries to turn down the heat on his conflicts with Qatar and Yemen.
Great kings can overcome the burdens of geopolitics by force of will and shrewd wisdom. But they need time.
This is a war of elites on elites. The Saudis are targeting the prestige of Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family.
From falling oil prices to an America in retreat, the foundations of the Saudi monarchy are cracking.
A stagnating economy and war in Yemen exacerbate the tension between conservative and reform-minded Saudis.
The Iranians, Russians, Saudis and Turks are all jockeying for influence in Iraq while America looks on wearily.