In a sign of warmer relations and closer cooperation, Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to announce the signing of more than a dozen agreements, including the settlement of a long-time maritime border dispute.
The recent rise of Dubai and the Persian Gulf in the global consciousness has been profound. Once a small, unknown fishing village, Dubai has turned into a powerful megalopolis recognized worldwide for its skyline, shopping, business dynamism and shipping.
This is the second of three lectures on the United States’ global role in the 21st century. The first deals with the causes and consequences of the crumbling of the Pax American. The third addresses the need for renewed agility in American diplomacy.
This is the first of three lectures on the United States’ global role in the 21st century. The second will address American floundering in the new world disorder. The third will speak to the need for unprecedented agility in American diplomacy.
The lifting of nuclear sanctions against Iran, punctuated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s economic mission to Italy and France, continues to occupy much of the editorial and op-ed space in Middle Eastern dailies.