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The Meccan Modernist: Hatem Alzahrani, Poetry, and a New Saudi Synthesis

For Saudi poet Hatem Alzahrani, overcoming dualities is essential when understanding his own work and that of other Arabs.

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Oil Price Rally Resumes After Biden Leaves Saudi Arabia

The U.S. president got promises but no firm commitments on an oil production increase during his visit to Saudi Arabia.

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Videos – Understanding Global Political Violence: Iraq and Saudi Arabia

On May 31, AGSIW hosted researchers and guests from the Chicago Project on Security and Threats to present findings and insights into political violence across the globe for 2021.

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Investing in Geography: Will the Saudi Bid to Become a Logistics Hub Pay Dividends?

With more than 1,400 miles of coast overlooking two of the busiest global shipping routes and a unique geographic position connecting three continents, Saudi Arabia has placed logistics at the core of its economic diversification agenda.

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Mohammed bin Salman Visiting Turkey: A Litmus Test for Reconciliation

The Saudi crown prince’s trip to Ankara may resolve questions about the seriousness of reconciliation efforts between Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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Military Relations and the U.S.-Saudi Alliance

The status of the NESA-SANDU project mirrors the present state of U.S.-Saudi relations: extensive but in a phase of uncertainty.

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Biden’s Trip Aims at Resurrecting U.S. Leadership in the Middle East

Having found success in reviving the Western alliance after the invasion of Ukraine, the Biden administration is seeking a stronger coalition in the Middle East.

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From Quantity to Quality: Restructuring Saudi Arabia's Scholarship Program

The new phase of Saudi Arabia’s scholarship program bears the influence of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his aspirations for the kingdom and Saudi youth.

Improved Fiscal Outlooks Renew Focus on Gulf Economic Diversification Efforts

The financial windfall from oil and gas exports may boost regional officials’ ambitious economic diversification plans but doesn’t make them foolproof.

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