Beijing isn’t worried by Tehran’s support for the Kremlin.
The Palestinians have lost their veto over normalization.
Although the results remain to be seen.
A result neither Washington nor Riyadh should desire.
“If we have peace with Saudi Arabia, we’ll effectively be ending the Arabi-Israeli conflict.”
Peace with Israel isn’t around the corner, but signs of creeping normalization are everywhere.
The Saudis and Emiratis would prefer an alliance with the U.S., but only if it steps up.
Riyadh’s decision to raise the price of oil has little to do with the priorities of its American critics.
A Saudi view on the latest oil dispute.
The UAE is the best; Iran and Houthi Yemen the worst.
It would be foolish for Riyadh to try to replace Washington with Beijing—and the U.S. shouldn’t let it happen.
“This is my homeland, I am part of this country, and I want to contribute.”