What If Saudi Arabia Collapses?

by Theodore Karasik and Joseph Cozza The Saudis are entering a period of immense uncertainty as the kingdom moves forward with the National Transformation Plan (NTP) and Vision 2030 announced by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in April.… Continue Reading  

Saudi Arabia’s IPO Challenge

by Theodore Karasik and Emmaline Ivy Johnson In recent weeks Saudi Arabia’s plan to grow the kingdom’s private sector has garnered much attention in the international press. Determined to save Saudi Arabia from its “addiction” to oil, Deputy Crown Prince… Continue Reading  

The Saudis Aren’t Going Anywhere

by Thomas W. Lippman Whenever a Saudi Arabian king or senior prince publicly criticizes U.S. policy, they inevitably touch off speculation about how the Saudis may be rethinking their security alliance with the United States. The Saudis have lost confidence… Continue Reading