It all comes down to what the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia decide to do.
Iran and Saudi Arabia need to set aside their differences to solve this mess.
My Drive Through the Saudi Desert
May 07, 2014
How did I end up driving the five hundred and twenty-five miles from Jeddah to Riyadh with a stranger?
A Deadly Virus Just Arrived in the U.S.
May 04, 2014
A doctor explains where it came from, what the symptoms are, and just how worried you should be.
A New Appointment Causes Hope for Reality-Based Mideast Policy
February 19, 2014
A new Obama administration foreign policy post is attracting some controversy. It's really about getting the best people onboard.
The Remarkable—and First—Movie Filmed Entirely In Saudi Arabia
September 12, 2013
Director Haifaa al-Mansour insists Wadjda, her movie about a Saudi girl who marches to the beat of her own drum, which opens in the U.S. Friday, isn’t a “feminist film.” That may be why it’s such a good one.
Why Saudi Arabia is Helping Crush the Muslim Brotherhood
August 26, 2013
It’s not often that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates openly defy the United States on an issue that truly matters to the White House. But that’s exactly what happened when the two pledged $12 billion to Egypt in July.