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The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute
The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute

Author discusses the plight of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia facing human rights abuses. By Henok G. Gabisa. (11/17/2013)

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‘Peak Oil’ Is a Waste of Energy
Peak oil is cast as largely rhetoric by an MIT-based energy consultant. By Michael Lynch. (The New York Times, 08/24/2009) Read More...


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Yemen: Fear of Contagion
The instability in Yemen poses a serious security threat to Saudi Arabia. By Philip McCrum (ISN,10/06/2009) Read More...


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The Global Economic Crisis: How Much is the Persian Gulf Worth Now?
Despite projections in late 2008 that the Persian Gulf states had the cash and the incentive to cushion the regional impact of the financial crisis, evidence is mounting that the region is far from be... Read More...


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The Gulf Cooperation Council: A New Global Force?
Mohsin S. Khan discusses the GCC, assessing the Persian Gulf countries’ prospects for a monetary union and a repository of dollar reserves generated by oil. (PDF format, Peterson Institute for Interna... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Scheuer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Scheuer
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Michael Scheuer about his new book, "Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq", terrorism, and the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 03/21/2008) Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum discusses current Middle East issues with Efraim Karsh, Professor and Head of the Mediterranean Studies Programme at King's College, University of London. By Bobby Bazemore. (IA-Forum, 03/2... Read More...


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Saudi Arabia’s Own Iraq Nightmare
The author describes Saudi Arabian interests in Iraq, its competition with Iran for regional influence, and the possibility of the Gulf kingdom funding Sunni insurgents groups in Iraq. In order to en... Read More...


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Shimon Peres Conference at Sciences-Po Paris
Report on Shimon Peres' event at Science-Po Paris. By Youri Tessier-Stall. (IA-Forum, 12/14/2006) Read More...


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How to Lose Your Job at a Saudi Newspaper
Author explains that there are three reasons Arab journalists can be fired: being critical of the government, political leaders, or Islam. By Fawaz Turki. (Washington Post, 4/15/2006) Read More...


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How to Lose Your Job at a Saudi Newspaper
Author explains that there are three reasons Arab journalists can be fired: being critical of the government, political leaders, or Islam. By Fawaz Turki. (Washington Post, 4/15/2006) Read More...


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The Backlash Against Democracy Promotion
The Bush Administration's obscure message "democracy promotion" often thought as "regime change" by nations around the world. by Thomas Carothers (Foreign Affairs.org, March/April 2006) $2.95 fee Read More...


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Iraq, Internet fuel growth of global jihad
This article discusses how the use of the Internet has made it possible for a so called "global jihad" to be functional throughout the world as well as how the war in Iraq has become a motivating forc... Read More...


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Al Qaeda's Smart Bombs
The author examines the nationality and background of bin Laden sponsored terrorists who killed themselves since 1995. More importantly, he looks at the nationality of their targets to reveal a patte... Read More...


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Pact Spares Saudis From Nuke Review
The Saudi Arabian government signed an agreement with the IAEA that would exempt them from inspections of their small nuclear program as part of the Small Quantities Protocol. By Michael Adler (Washi... Read More...


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The Right Path to Arab Democracy
Albright and Weber recommend a democratic evolution, not a revolution, in the Middle East. Middle Eastern leaders should outline clear paths to reform, with benchmarks along the way. By Madeleine Albr... Read More...


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Media violence and terrorism
This publication attempts to reveal some of the profound changes in the way that fundamental liberties such as freedom of expression and press freedom have been affected by terrorism and the efforts b... Read More...


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Saudis feel winds of change
It has been an interesting week here in Riyadh, a week in which the Saudis have worked hard to try to project a new image to the world. By Kim Ghattas (BBC News, 2/12/2005) Read More...


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Saudi Arabia: Economic, Oil And Mineral Restructuring And Reforms
Now is an especially opportune time to focus our attention on such issues as the economy of the Middle East, the roads to growth, and the role that hydrocarbons and the national oil companies play in ... Read More...


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How to Reform Saudi Arabia
To survive, the monarchy must battle the militants, reassure the religious establishment, and give the middle class a taste of democracy. By F. Gregory Gause III. (Foreign Policy, 9/1/2004) Read More...


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The Crisis Within
In Saudi Arabia, rebellion and reform seize center stage. By Thomas W. Lippman. (Washington Post, 6/13/2004) Read More...


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Think Again: Al Qaeda
The mere mention of al Qaeda conjures images of an efficient terrorist network guided by a powerful criminal mastermind. Yet al Qaeda is more lethal as an ideology than as an organization. “Al Qaedais... Read More...


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The Saudi Paradox
Saudi Arabia is in the throes of a crisis, but its elite is bitterly divided on how to escape it. By Michael Scott Doran. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...


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Jihadists in Iraq
An unwelcome Saudi export: The Saudis have a long history of using foreign jihad campaigns to divert attention from crises at home, and to reinforce the hold of Wahhabism over their subjects. In Iraq,... Read More...


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Trouble in the Kingdom
Saudi Arabia is ailing. Meanwhile, radical Islam and anti-Americanism continue to simmer -- and could soon reach a dangerous boil. By Eric Rouleau. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/2002, $) Read More...


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License to Kill: Usama bin Ladin's Declaration of Jihad
A little-noticed declaration of jihad by Usama bin Ladin in an Arabic newspaper underscores the Islamist's main grievance: infidel U.S. troops in Arabia. By Bernard Lewis. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/1998,... Read More...


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Saudi Arabia: Over a Barrel
A key reason for today's skyrocketing oil prices is the behavior of one of America's closest allies: Saudi Arabia. America must push the Saudis toward privatization and fiscal reform. By F. Gregory G... Read More...


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Be Careful What You Wish For: The Future of U.S.-Saudi Relations
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