I could go either way, but a political accommodation still seems the more likely outcome of the superpower standoff
Saudi and Gulf rulers think their new hero will go on to overthrow Asad for them. They may be disappointed.
Trump’s missile strike on Syria was aimed at improving his domestic image, but the consequences for the region could be calamitous
US ‘terrorist’ designation, at the urging of Arab allies, could drive the movement towards Iran
Creating ‘interim zones of stability’ means dismembering the country, starting with post-Islamic State al-Raqqa,
The Arab summit in Jordan is setting the stage for a new Sunni Arab alliance, with Israel in the wings
The fingerprints of Islamic State were all over the incident outside the British parliament, and more of the same can be expected
First the US president, now American law-firms, have their sights firmly set on Saudi Arabia’s depleted coffers
Have the Iraqi Kurds been promised independence as a reward for helping fight IS?
The US administration’s apparent endorsement of the young Saudi deputy crown prince comes at a price