Secret Meetings Between Israel, Saudi Officials Reveal Close Relationship, Mutual Interests
Middle East

Secret Meetings Between Israel, Saudi Officials Reveal Close Relationship, Mutual Interests

After a series of secret meetings between Saudi and Israeli officials were exposed by a select few of mainstream press outlets, both the Saudis and the Israelis are now becoming more open about the relationship between the two governments. Although, for years, GCC countries like Saudi Arabia have held a public position of hostility toward…

Panama Papers Leak: Saudi King Funded Netanyahu’s Rise To Power
Miscellaneous

Panama Papers Leak: Saudi King Funded Netanyahu’s Rise To Power

Documents from the Panama Papers leak reveal that Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz financed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rise to power.  Isaac Herzog, member of the Knesset and Chairman of the Israeli Labor party, revealed that the Saudi king has been overtly influential in the election campaign that saw Netanyahu get elected. “In March 2015, King…

ISIS-Israeli Relations: A Marriage of Convenience?
Opinion

ISIS-Israeli Relations: A Marriage of Convenience?

The question of why the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS) hasn’t launched a single attack against Israel so far has been bothering international analysts for months, since the “Jewish State” would seem a somewhat logical target for alleged “radical Islamists” supposedly building a “caliphate”. Ever since 2014, when this terrorist group began capturing large areas of land…

America’s Outrageous Ultimatum: Syria as the Libya of the Levant
Opinion

America’s Outrageous Ultimatum: Syria as the Libya of the Levant

 How the United States presumes to possess the authority to determine the fate of a sovereign nation thousands of miles from its own shores in the Middle East is never explained by US Secretary of State John Kerry when he recently announced a new ultimatum leveled at Damascus. Nor is it explained why Syria should…