Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Saudis go to Yemen


What happens when the Saudi’s attack the Hawthi militia in Yemen? A complex regional game that will redefine the regional balance of power. Continue reading

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Egypt and a Complex Regional Dance


News from Cairo and the neighborhood are puzzling: elections delayed; a quick trip to Riyadh by both Sisi and Ardogan; large weapon deals by Egypt; Yemen collapsing into civil war; Isis fiasco; Iranian American negotiations making progress despite Israeli opposition, and many other news. Trying to understand the complex dance that is taking place in our part of the world is not straightforward. Continue reading

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