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How to counter Putin in Syria: U.S report

One can hear the disbelief in capitals from Washington to London to Berlin to Ankara and beyond. How can Vladimir Putin, with a sinking...

Saudi Arabia’s ‘image deficit’? We are part of the problem.

The recent attack on a British man by members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia) in...

How Saudi Arabia helps Britain keep the peace

Over the past few weeks, there has been an alarming change in the way Saudi Arabia is discussed in Britain. The Kingdom has always...

New study: it will soon be 'too hot' to live in some parts of...

There's an old Jon Stewart stand-up bit about spending time in Arizona during the height of summer, and the cooling nozzles built into some...

Warm winter ahead? Polar vortex says maybe not

The Northern Hemisphere may be subject to more cold outbreaks than usual come January thanks to the polar vortex. "Polar vortex" became a household phrase...

A $550 million Air Force bomber so good it will never be used

The Air Force wants a new bomber so that it never actually has to use it. The Defense Department recently announced it will soon pick...

What a Russian 'win' in Syria would look like

As Russia's bombing campaign in Syria drags on, a number of commentators have suggested that President Vladimir Putin's bold move could drag Russia into...

Russia's task is to "stabilise the legal government": Putain says

The Russian president continued to defend his support for Bashar al-Assad, despite the escalating disagreement raised tone from NATO, the European Union and Saudi...

Turkey suspects ISIS in blasts, but survivors blame government

The Islamic State is the “primary focus” of investigators after suicide bombings killed nearly 100 people at a rally here in the capital during...

In a post Brexit world, GCC opportunity knocks

The Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman describes himself as a fan of Winston Churchill and likes to quote Britain’s great wartime prime minister’s...

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