Tag Archives: King Abdullah

Arab Summit, Iranian Agenda

Gloria Center- 05/04/2009 The issues that dominated the 21st Arab League summit in Doha, Qatar, this week testified to the weakness and disunity of the Arab states. Sunni Arabs are the majority population group in the Middle East. Yet the … Continue reading

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Notes From an Undeclared Cold War

Gloria Center- 11/12/2010 The diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks earlier this week confirm that the key strategic process taking place in the Middle East is the push for regional dominance by the Islamic Republic of Iran. The documents show that … Continue reading

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Analysis: Saudis seek illusory ‘Third Way’ in Regional Diplomacy

Jerusalem Post- 17/01/2010 Syrian President Bashar Assad is reportedly scheduled to visit the Saudi capital Riyadh, where he is to meet with Saudi King Abdullah. The meeting is rumored to be a prelude to a three way summit also to … Continue reading

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Analysis: Did long Arm of Iran reach Dead Sea Highway?

Jerusalem Post- 19/01/2010 The revelations of possible Iranian involvement in the attack on Israeli diplomats earlier this month in Jordan appear to offer the latest evidence of direct engagement by Teheran in subversion and paramilitary activity across national borders. The … Continue reading

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Gulf Regimes: The real Game – Saudi Arabia

Jerusalem Post- 11/03/2011 From a strategic point of view, the Iran-led regional axis has until now emerged as a net earner from the “Arab Spring” of 2011. In Egypt and Tunisia, two stable, pro-Western Arab regimes have fallen, giving way … Continue reading

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Trip by Saudi Royal Unlikely to Herald Radical Change

Global Politician- 19/10/2009 The Syrian Al-Watan newspaper reported on Wednesday that a two-day visit by Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz was due to begin that day. The talks, Al-Watan noted, would conclude with the signing of a joint agreement … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect

Global Politician- 27/12/2009 Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri’s December 19 visit to Damascus is the latest marker in the return of the coercive Syrian presence in Lebanon. It is also an indication of Syria’s successful defiance of the west. Hariri’s … Continue reading

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