Why would Saudi blockade a fellow Gulf Arab? Qatar proffers a vision of the future Riyadh hates.
Oman has historically leveraged its relative isolation for maximum prosperity, but the days of isolation are rapidly drawing to a close.
First, a Lion King reference. Now, to serious business. What's it mean to be a king? Our popular image is of some bro, richly dressed, sitting on a fancy throne, throwing edicts left and right and being waited on hand and foot. Most importantly, we believe a king can do as he likes; he's the … Continue reading The (Saudi) King is Dead; Long Live the King (Or: The Many Challenges For King Salman)
Arabian oil will not maintain the status quo for much longer, no matter who wins the oil price wars.