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The Other Shore

Some 400 years ago, the sultan of Morocco, Ahmad Al-Mansour, became increasingly aware of Spanish control and influence over the …

Can Morsi Bite the Bullet?

Egypt’s worsening economic and social situation might have fueled the fire of the 2011 revolution, but two years later most …

Saudi’s Soaring Economy

Barclays’ Capital (BarCap) has recently released projections that Saudi Arabia’s economy will have the second-fastest growth rate among G20 countries …

Downward Pressure

It’s hard to feel sorry for China’s leadership, populated as it is by autocrats and oligarchs with little regard for …

Hedging Bets

Saudi Arabia’s role as a leading producer of oil has put it in a position of great responsibility. Through the …