Saudi Arabia

Why the Gulf Crisis is Here to Stay
Why the Gulf Crisis is Here to Stay

The idea of a rapprochement between Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar is wishful thinking at the simplest level...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Will the Appointment of a new Energy Minister relieve Saudi
Will the Appointment of a new Energy Minister relieve Saudi Arabia’s Economic Woes?

New Saudi economy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is the son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and an older half-brother...

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Cleaning the House Anti-Opposition Campaign in Saudi Arabia
Cleaning the House: Anti-Opposition Campaign in Saudi Arabia

While Saudis generally perceive Islamists as a threat in general, the Sahwa scholars are considered as an existential...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Past and Present of the Saudi Arabia-Israel Alliance
Past and Present of the Saudi Arabia-Israel Alliance

Saudi Arabia and Israel are following common policies especially on issues related to Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood....

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Mixed Middle East reactions to Iran's nuclear accord

Saudi Arabia hopes that Iran deal would 'strengthen the stability and security of the region' as Israel warns against...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

“A political solution in Egypt is impossible now”

The SETA Foundation Foreign Policy Director Ufuk Ulutaş shared his assessments with the New Turkey on the 3rd biggest...

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

What's the Real Motivation Behind Reforms in Saudi Arabia
What's the Real Motivation Behind Reforms in Saudi Arabia?

The reform initiatives led by Mohammad bin Salman do not aim to establish a genuine democratic regime in Saudi Arabia, but...

Sunday, April 7, 2019

To Counter Turkey Saudi Arabia Backs the YPG in Syria
To Counter Turkey, Saudi Arabia Backs the YPG in Syria

Of all the Arabian Peninsula monarchies, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has received the most blame in Turkey for its...

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Rise of China in Saudi Arabia s Foreign Policy
The Rise of China in Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia no longer considers the United States as its sole partner in global and regional politics.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Diplomatic Savagery An Interview with Ferhat Unlu on the Jamal
Diplomatic Savagery: An Interview with Ferhat Unlu on the Jamal Khashoggi Murder

Selahattin Emre Celebi from The New Turkey conducted an interview with Ferhat Unlu, one of the authors of the book...

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Qatar s Football Victory Solidified its Moral Dominance Against Gulf
Qatar’s Football Victory Solidified its Moral Dominance Against Gulf Rivals

While Qatar’s football triumph means a huge disappointment for the UAE and Saudi Arabia on the pitch, it further...

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Abiy Ahmed's Ethiopia Bandwagon or Hegemony
Abiy Ahmed's Ethiopia: Bandwagon or Hegemony?

Addis Ababa welcomes foreign financial and technical supports, as well as investment and job opportunities for the sake of...

Thursday, January 31, 2019

How will Oman Respond to the U S Sanctions on
How will Oman Respond to the U.S. Sanctions on Iran?

With its years of experience in neutral policies, one would consider that Oman would find a way to respond to this crisis...

Monday, December 24, 2018

The Khashoggi murder 3 months on
The Khashoggi murder: 3 months on

It's been 3 months since the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. What's happened since then?

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Mohammad bin Salman s Communication Strategy and PR Work to
Mohammad bin Salman’s Communication Strategy and PR Work to Survive

The investments made in the lobbying works and the U.S. and Russia will not be enough to save the Crown Prince. The...

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Senate proposal MBS responsible for killing of Khashoggi
Senate proposal: MBS responsible for killing of Khashoggi

6 top U.S. senators from cross-party lines have introduced a scathing resolution to hold the Saudi Crown Prince...

Friday, December 7, 2018

US Senator High chance MBS was behind Khashoggi killing
US Senator: High chance MBS was behind Khashoggi killing

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters, "You have to be willfully blind not to come to the conclusion that this...

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Sean Penn to document Jamal Khashoggi
Sean Penn to document Jamal Khashoggi

Sean Penn arrived in Istanbul to shoot a documentary about the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was brutally...

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Will Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman attend the G-20
Will Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman attend the G-20 Leaders' Summit in Argentina?

Will the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman attend the G20 Summit next week? And if he does, will world leaders pose...

Monday, November 26, 2018

Yemen s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International
Yemen’s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International Community

The international community must put pressure on particularly Saudi Arabia and Iran as well as their local proxies to come...

Friday, November 16, 2018

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