Throughout the 2016 election campaign Donald Trump spoke brashly about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hyper-conservative Gulf State has been lambasted for extending Wahhabism overtly, and supporting terrorism covertly. Liberals, conservatives, and United States detractors alike gazed in awe as Presidential candidate Trump stood up against the Kingdom. That position has shifted. Keeping with the…… Continue reading The President’s Future with Saudi Arabia
President Donald Trump met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi on Monday before leaving for an important meeting with Saudi Arabia. The meeting will be the first of the President’s stops overseas. Because the meeting with Saudi Arabia is on top of the list, this meeting with the UAE will likely be overlooked. It…… Continue reading Trump, UAE, and the War on Terror.
Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East. This is in part due to the constant fighting that has taken place within the country. The Yemen conflict is complex, and its complexity almost assures that the common Yemeni will stay poverty stricken. The focal point in this conflict domestically is between the Houthi…… Continue reading Yemen Crisis: Oman’s Leading Role