James M. Dorsey - Archive

US Senate Resolution Potentially Changes Middle East Dynamics By James M. Dorsey, December 06, 2018
Royal Road Ahead: Saudi Crown Prince Leaves G-20 Confident, Turning Corner After Khashoggi Scandal By James M. Dorsey, December 03, 2018
“The Politics of Common Sense: State, Society and Culture in Pakistan” By James M. Dorsey, December 01, 2018
Saudi Diplomatic Offensive Seeks to Put Khashoggi Behind It and Thwart Qatar By James M. Dorsey, November 29, 2018
“Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey and the Future of Secularism” By James M. Dorsey, November 29, 2018
Chinese Consulate Attack Puts Pakistan Between a Rock and a Hard Place By James M. Dorsey, November 24, 2018
Saudi Sports Diplomacy: A Mirror Image of the Kingdom’s Already Challenged Policies By James M. Dorsey, November 17, 2018
The Khashoggi Crisis: A Blessing in Disguise for Pakistan’s Imran Khan By James M. Dorsey, October 24, 2018
Jamal Khashoggi
Missing Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Rejiggers the Middle East By James M. Dorsey, October 12, 2018
Fragility of Middle East Alliances Becomes Ever More Apparent By James M. Dorsey, September 29, 2018
China and the Middle East: Venturing Into the Maelstrom By James M. Dorsey, September 27, 2018
Global Watchdog Takes Saudi Arabia to Task for Lax Anti-terrorism Finance Measures By James M. Dorsey, September 26, 2018
Saudi Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Power and Profit By James M. Dorsey, September 20, 2018
Aramco IPO
Saudi Imperatives and The Two-Trillion Bubble: What Aramco IPO Reveals About Crown Prince MBS’s 2030 Vision By James M. Dorsey, September 19, 2018
Saudi Arabia
Criticism of Saudi Leadership Seeps Through Cracks as Report Questions Kingdom’s Utility for Britain By James M. Dorsey, September 06, 2018
Turkey’s Financial Crisis Raises Questions About China’s Debt-driven Development Model By James M. Dorsey, August 19, 2018
Pakistan at a Crossroads as Imran Khan Is Sworn In By James M. Dorsey, August 18, 2018
Amid Ethnic Protests, Iran Warns of Foreign Meddling By James M. Dorsey, August 15, 2018
The Uyghur Militant Threat: China Cracks Down and Mulls Policy Changes By James M. Dorsey, August 13, 2018
Yemen War Challenges Saudi Moral Authority By James M. Dorsey, August 12, 2018
Saudi Arabia and Iran Woo Incoming Pakistani Prime Minister By James M. Dorsey, August 10, 2018
Multiple Diplomatic Spats Raise Questions About Saudi Concept of Sovereignty By James M. Dorsey, August 08, 2018
Trouble in Sport Paradise: Can Qatar Overcome the Diplomatic Crisis? By James M. Dorsey, August 06, 2018
Ambassador Nikki Haley
Can the US Make Iran Sanctions Stick? By James M. Dorsey, August 05, 2018
US-Iran Relations, Talking to Rouhani: Is Trump Shooting from the Hip or Following a Script? By James M. Dorsey, August 01, 2018
Saudi Oil Shipment Halt: A Potential Watershed in the Yemen War By James M. Dorsey, July 26, 2018
Saudi-UK Media Tie-up: Targeting the Non-Arabic-Speaking Middle East By James M. Dorsey, July 23, 2018
Pakistan’s Financial Crisis Puts China’s Belt and Road on the Spot By James M. Dorsey, July 07, 2018
The Battle for Iran: Policy or Regime Change? By James M. Dorsey, July 04, 2018
Iran’s Chabahar Port Is Where Asian and Middle Eastern Rivalries Collide By James M. Dorsey, June 28, 2018
Malaysian-Saudi Relations: A Lesson in the Pitfalls of Authoritarianism and Autocracy By James M. Dorsey, June 24, 2018
Saudi Arabia Drags Geopolitical Baggage on to the World Cup Pitch By James M. Dorsey, June 14, 2018
Saudi Effort to Isolate Iran Internationally By James M. Dorsey, June 08, 2018
Israel Scores Painful Own Goal in Run-up to the World Cup. Argentina Cancels “Friendly” Match with Israel By James M. Dorsey, June 07, 2018
How Regional Rivalries Threaten to Fuel the Fire in Syria and Iran By James M. Dorsey, January 29, 2018
Testing Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Pledge to Return Saudi Arabia to “Moderate Islam” By James M. Dorsey, January 26, 2018
Whither Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ‘Moderate’ Islam? By James M. Dorsey, January 23, 2018
Chinese Engineer’s Disappearance in Pakistan Takes on Geopolitical Significance By James M. Dorsey, January 21, 2018
World Cup Soccer: Qatari and FIFA Pledges on Worker Rights Have Little Impact on Construction Companies By James M. Dorsey, December 05, 2016
Qatar’s Human Rights Record: Doha Calls into Question Its Sincerity in Pushing World Cup-Driven Reform By James M. Dorsey, November 11, 2016
The World Cup and Workers’ Human Rights in Qatar. “The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game” By James M. Dorsey, April 02, 2016