Among the locals in the Middle East who work for foreign media, you won’t find anyone who criticizes Saudi Arabia or supports resistance to Israel, writes As`ad AbuKhalil. They simply won’t be hired.
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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.
THE ANGRY ARAB: The UAE and the Arab Counter-Revolution
As’ad AbuKhalil looks at Gulf rulers vying to play top host to U.S. interests in the Middle East.
Is Saudi Arabia the Middle East’s Next Failed State?
Ibn Khaldun—the famous Tunisian historian, geographer and social theorist—believed that decadence leads to collapse for Muslim dynasties. Such a scenario may be playing out with the Saudis, reports Daniel Lazare.