Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism: Embracing Jahiliyyah

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In the latest issue of Tel Aviv Notes, Ilan Zalayat explains Saudi Arabia's effort to reimagine its pre-Islamic history in a nationalist frame, as part of a broader endeavor to replace Islam with nationalism as the source of the monarchy’s political legitimacy.

Zero-Sum versus Win-Win in the Middle East

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In our latest issue of Iqtisadi: The Middle East Economy, Paul Rivlin analyses the economic effects of having a zero-sum versus a win-win approach to problems. Increased bilateral trade since the Abraham Accords offer an example of a win-win scenario while the current Lebanese crisis shows how difficult it can be to escape a zero-sum game.

A Saudi-Pakistani Reset: Business as Usual?

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In the latest edition of Tel Aviv Notes, Joshua Albin Cheyaden examines the Saudi-Pakistani relationship, and the context for their recent diplomatic "reset."