Articles by James M Dorsey
Apr 26, 2019
Tripoli battle prolongs Libya conflictLibya is seeing a standoff between Islamists and Saudi-backed Madkhalists
Apr 12, 2019
US terror tag for revolutionary guards of Iran is bad newsThe label blocks Trump’s successor from returning to the nuclear accord with Iran, complicates diplomatic effort to resolve differences and changes the rules of engagement in Syria
Mar 29, 2019
Economic reform in the Gulf: Who benefits, really?Policies in Asian nations such as China are focused on social and economic enhancement rather than primarily on regime survival. That may be Asia’s lesson for Gulf rulers.
Mar 22, 2019
President Trump’s maximum pressure tactic a dud; Round two to Kim Jong UnKim's rejection of US President Trump’s demand of full denuclearisation prior to the lifting of harsh UN and US economic sanctions leaves the president with few good choices
Feb 16, 2019
Geopolitics, the black swan in Saudi-Indian relationsSaudi Arabia’s ties with Pakistan and its concerns over Chabahar are two big complications in bilateral ties.