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March 13, 2014 | Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Is the GCC in Peril?

Is the GCC in Peril? by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum
December 17, 2013 | Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security

Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security, by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum
June 8, 2010 | Guardian (UK)

Turkey is calling for a jihad against Israel

Erdogan's bellicose support for the flotilla has sacrificed Israeli relations in the service of retrograde east-facing aspirations...

Blogs

January 11, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

Failing States: The Real Meaning of the Arab Uprisings

The democratic promise of the poorly named “Arab Spring” is now widely recognized to be a disappointment...
August 1, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Panzers for the Kingdom: The German Tank Sale to Saudi Arabia and Israel’s Silence

In early July, Germany’s prestigious weekly Der Spiegel reported that Bonn was set to sell 200 of its most advanced main battle tank, the Leopard Type 2A7+, to Saudi Arabia. Surprisingly to some, in Israel there was nary a sound...
June 13, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Circling the Wagons: Middle Eastern Monarchies Confront the ‘Arab Spring’

The events of the “Arab Spring” are still unfolding, but for the monarchies of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), this “spring” offers little promise...
May 24, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Saudi Arabia, Iran and America in the Wake of the Arab Spring

Many in the West have looked upon the “Arab Spring” with hopeful optimism. But for the rulers of Riyadh the Arab Spring’s primary result has been a shaking of the strategic foundation and alignments that have shaped Saudi regional policy since the 1979 Iranian Revolution...
March 16, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Saudi Arabia and the King’s Dilemma

As it has always done, [Saudi Arabia] will adjust the pace of its reforms in an attempt to satisfy reformists while balancing the dominant conservative trend in society...

Interviews

December 16, 2010 | John Batchelor Show

Joshua Teitelbaum on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: David Makovsky, Washington Institute; Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post; Bret Stephens, WSJ; Josh Teitelbaum, Hoover Institution...

Other Media

May 28, 2012 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

The Iranian Leadership's Continuing Declarations of Intent to Destroy Israel

The problem is not just President Ahmadinejad, who will be out of office when his term ends in 2013, but rather with the entire present-day Iranian leadership...
November 1, 2011 | Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Saudi Succession and Stability

The smooth succession of royals is crucial to the stability of the Saudi oil state...
October 26, 2011 | 24 News

Saudi Arabia Faces A Changing Middle East

The calls for democracy during the “Arab Spring” presented the Saudi Arabian regime with serious challenges...
October 9, 2011 | BESA Center for Strategic Studies

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Women's Suffrage in Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah announced that within the next few years women would be appointed to the Consultative Council and be allowed to vote and run for the municipal councils. But is this a significant advancement for Saudi women's rights...?
July 26, 2011 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

An Alternative Diplomatic Process

A renewed regional framework for cooperation in the Middle East...
July 17, 2011 | BESA Center for Strategic Studies

Empty Words: Saudi Blustering and US-Saudi Realities

The Saudis are truly angry at the Obama Administration, and are threatening to turn away from their alliance with Washington...
April 4, 2011 | BESA Center for Strategic Studies

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and “the Day of Rage” that Wasn’t

While unrest has rattled the Middle East in recent months, Saudi Arabia has taken all necessary measures to maintain stability within its own borders. Its success in doing so stems from two factors: oil wealth and tradition...
February 8, 2011 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

Saudi Arabia Contends with the Social Media Challenge

Like most authoritarian regimes, the Saudis were not enthusiastic about the introduction of the Internet into their country...
January 16, 2011 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

Sunni vs. Shiite in Saudi Arabia

On December 16, the Saudi city of Medina witnessed severe clashes between Sunnis and Shiites...Although the local press referred only to anonymous mobs, it was clear from international reporting and Saudi Shiite websites that this was a sectarian riot...
December 8, 2010 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

King Abdullah's Illness and the Saudi Succession

Although every ruler brings his own nuance, the West can be assured that Saudi Arabia will experience no major upheavals as a result of a succession to the throne...
September 1, 2010 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People: From the San Remo Conference (1920) to the Netanyahu-Abbas Talks

According to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the real root of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians had been their ongoing refusal to recognize "the right of the Jewish people to a state of their own in their historic homeland..."
August 21, 2010 | Hudson Institute

The Shiites of Saudi Arabia

Since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003 and the ensuing alteration of the regional balance of power in favor of Iran, Saudi Arabia has looked at the world through an Iranian and Shiite prism...
March 26, 2009 | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (Israel)

The Arab Peace Initiative: A Primer and Future Prospects

In the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Saudi Arabia was under intense scrutiny since fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers had proved to be Saudis...