As`ad AbuKhalil boils down what’s left of the U.S. president’s campaign promise to hold the Saudi crown prince accountable for the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Assassins & Iran
Any thought of Biden and his people riding into town on white horses to save the nuclear deal is strictly naïve.
THE ANGRY ARAB: MbS’ Behind the Scenes Role in ‘Normalization’ With Israel
As`ad AbuKhalil highlights the role of the Saudi crown prince in the current wave of U.S.-brokered deals.
THE ANGRY ARAB: An Apologetic Account of MbS
In his new book about the Saudi crown prince, Ben Hubbard does not deviate one bit from the conventional wisdom of Western reporters, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Saudi Women’s Rights Activists Pull Back Curtain on Crown Prince
The case of Loujain al-Hathloul and others is embarrassing for MBS, who wants Western allies to consider him a reformer, say Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold.
THE ANGRY ARAB: The Saudi Crown Prince’s Crippled Agenda
From launching a war on Yemen to having Jamal Khashoggi murdered, As’ad AbuKhalil sizes up the magnitude of MbS’s miscalculations.
The Real Saudi-Israeli Relations
The authors assess a once-covert alliance between Israel and Arab Gulf monarchies and the Trump administration’s election-year hope to normalize it.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Hyping the Arab-Iran Conflict
Numerous Middle East conflicts that undermine U.S. and Israeli propaganda are getting ignored by Western media even as they tear the region apart, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
Trump’s Persian-Gulf Car Crash
Trump has taken an insane U.S. policy towards Iran and make it even crazier, writes Daniel Lazare.
The US Should Get Ready for King Mohammed bin Salman
Riyadh finds it outrageous that American lawmakers are trying to meddle in Saudi Arabia’s succession, writes Giorgio Cafiero.