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April 23, 2023
The Saudi Crown Prince Wants to Build a Trillion-Dollar Utopia in the Desert

"We're not yet seeing quite the same degree of sort of physical surveillance [in Saudi Arabia] as we've been seeing in China, for example, but China is working with the Saudis and other Gulf countries to start to implement that," nonresident fellow Annelle Sheline told Insider of China's involvement in Saudi's futuristic Neom project.

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March 16, 2023
Iran-Saudi Arabia Deal Not a Setback For U.S., Analysts Say

U.S. officials say diplomacy is the best way to address Iran’s nuclear program, but Washington has not ruled out a military option against Iran’s nuclear facilities. “It would certainly not be in the U.S. interest to get dragged into a war between Israel and Iran, which is the way things seem to be going for the past several weeks and months," fellow Annelle Sheline told Al Jazeera.

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March 6, 2023
Syrian Quake Triggers Arab Debate on Defying U.S. Sanctions

"The UAE, and possibly Saudi Arabia, appear to have concluded that isolating Syria has only deepened its ties to Iran while failing to dislodge Assad, a counterproductive outcome,” fellow Annelle Sheline says of Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud's comments on the Arab region's consensus against Syria’s isolation. “In general, it has become obvious that international isolation is hurting the Syrian people.”

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