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Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States

Saudi King Ousts His Crown Prince

21st June 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

Saudi King Ousts His Crown Prince

David Andrew Weinberg

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman dismissed his heir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, on Wednesday morning local time. more...

Analysis & Commentary

21st June 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

Saudi King Ousts His Crown Prince

David Andrew Weinberg

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman dismissed his heir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, on Wednesday morning local time. more...

16th June 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

David Andrew Weinberg

FDD Senior Fellow David A. Weinberg discusses Qatar feud. more...

14th June 2017 – Quoted by the Jewish Exponent

Our Frenemy Qatar

Jonathan Schanzer

The oil-rich sheikdom Qatar is much like its neighbors on the Arabian Peninsula — undemocratic, ruled by a minority clan, both a U.S. ally and an active sponsor of extremists. Much the same can be said of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and the other countries that last week severed relations with Qatar and imposed a blockade on the small country. more...

13th June 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Squeezed Between Gaza Electricity Crisis and Qatar Showdown, Hamas Said to Be Facing ‘Perilous Time’

Jonathan Schanzer

As it simultaneously confronts a domestic crisis in Gaza and an international one over Qatar, Hamas is living in “a perilous time,” a leading expert on the Palestinian Islamist terrorist organization told The Algemeiner on Tuesday. more...