Strait Talk

Does Saudi Arabia Need to Change its Strategy?

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged that by 2020 his nation would be able to live without oil. But it hasn’t exactly gone to plan. Oil exports have almost dried up, prices have crashed, the war in Yemen is still raging and the coronavirus pandemic has crippled the economy. So will MBS be forced to change course? Guests: Gregory Gause International Affairs Professor at Texas A&M University Annelle Sheline Middle East Research Fellow at the Quincy Institute Mohammed al Qubaiban Saudi and Gulf Affairs Expert​

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia marks three years under Mohammed bin Salman’s rule

Saudi Arabia marks three years under Mohammed bin Salman’s rule

We ask a Saudi affairs expert how MBS could be unaware of a plot to kill Jamal Khashoggi

We ask a Saudi affairs expert how MBS could be unaware of a plot to kill Jamal Khashoggi

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Türkiye’s Aging Population Steadily Increases

Türkiye’s Aging Population Steadily Increases

EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Türkiye Lifts Nearly All Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Fall

Türkiye Lifts Nearly All Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Fall

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Israel Adds China’s Yuan to Its Foreign Currency Reserves

Israel Adds China’s Yuan to Its Foreign Currency Reserves

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