Day: April 19, 2019

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy

April 19, 2019
A little more than a decade ago, I was asked to address a London dinner-table of about twenty Gulf ‘figures’ – a mix of Ambassadors and those with ‘ties to power’. All represented the cosmopolitan, ri…
Arab Spring and Geopolitics of Sudan

Arab Spring and Geopolitics of Sudan

April 19, 2019
The 7-year old conflict in Syria that is drawing to a close turned out to be a geopolitical struggle ultimately, although it began with the Arab Spring. For all protagonists involved in the conflict, …
Make America Strategic Again

Make America Strategic Again

April 19, 2019
Washington’s foreign policy, which shifts from one contested region to another, does not address the underlying misalignment at the heart of U.S. foreign policy: a lack of public will and support for …