The Middle East

Surveying the Past and the Present

June 11, 2017 isaac.simon 0

By Isaac Simon Donald Trump’s first visit to the middle east was as anticlimactic as it was historic. His speech in Riyadh can only be understood in the context with which he was received. King […]

The Middle East

The Curse of the Petrodollar

June 8, 2017 peter.milios 0

By Peter S. Milios In the 1970’s, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and the Nixon administration made the deal of the century with the small kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The United States promised the Saudi […]