Far from being backed into a corner by Iran, Saudi Arabia has options. It may seem counter-intuitive, but Riyadh could reap rewards from a policy of smart restraint toward Iran.
Reliable information and communication technology / operational technology products and services are an indispensable part of modern life. But much of their performance hinges on efficient and secure supply chains that have minimal inadvertent flaws or vulnerabilities and that guard against harmful interventions.
How the president chooses his words is how he governs. If the White House’s words have lost their meaning, does anyone care?
Russia continuously uses energy politics as a foreign policy instrument, thwarting EU diversification efforts, setting foot in the MENA region, and establishing itself as a major supplier of energy to China.
The rules of the game between Iran and Saudi Arabia have changed, and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the consulate was a gruesome twist.
Governments across the globe are racing to keep up with the dizzying pace of AI advances. Like the steam engine before it, this technology is changing the world. How should policymakers respond?
The Saudis killed Khashoggi but President Trump acquiesced in the cover-up and worked hard to protect the U.S.-Saudi relationship and soften the crown prince’s pariah status.
Polarization is shaking societies across the world, from new democracies to long-established ones. Why are political divisions intensifying globally, and what can policymakers learn from other countries’ experiences?
Russian officialdom has lately developed an enormous appetite—bordering on patriotic hysteria—for historical politics.
Although most influential politicians in Indonesia are linked to powerful political families or the military, Jokowi rose to prominence as an outsider.But that is why his government’s active participation in formulating a series of regressive laws has enraged his supporters.
China’s economy faces uncertainty and choppy waters in the years ahead, a trend that the trade conflict with the United States seems likely to deepen.
Since the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the relationship between the two superpowers has been transformed.
Cyber risk has become a key issue for financial stakeholders, yet it's poorly understood. Risk exposure, security measures, and shock buffers are critical elements to be discussed.
With sharp twists and turns reminiscent of the jagged angles of Russian mountain ranges, China’s image in Russia has drastically changed since the founding of the People’s Republic of China seventy years ago.
In the seventy years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the country’s image in Europe has changed dramatically.
Tunisia’s second presidential election was successfully held without any major disruptions, but an unconventional process and low voter turnout has left Tunisians with an unexpected choice.
Tunisia’s run-off election between two political outsiders reflects both the growing independence of Tunisia’s democratic institutions and the pent-up public demands for improved service delivery and redressing social inequities.
After the second general election in a year, Israeli politics are in flux amid another potential stalemate. What will happen now?
Around the world, governing is becoming more difficult and, in many cases, impossible. Elections no longer serve as an anchor that stabilizes the political landscape.
India recently appeared to nullify its no-first-use nuclear doctrine in the midst of tensions with Pakistan. This shift will have wider geopolitical implications for its neighbors.