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Walid M. Sadi
By Walid M. Sadi - May 10,2014
The Ukrainian conflict pitting Washington against Moscow may get out of control unless some kind of grand meeting, along the lines of the Helsinki conference, is held by the major powers to contain it. It will be recalled that the conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
By Walid M. Sadi - May 03,2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin is having a field day, not only in Ukraine but also elsewhere in the world, including Syria. Putin is calling all the shots in the Ukraine conflict, having sensed that US President Barack Obama is faithfully committed to his grand policy of &ldqu
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 26,2014
No matter how the kidnapping of the Jordanian Ambassador in Libya Fawaz Aitan is dealt with, there are certain policy issues on hostage taking of Jordanian diplomats that will have to be examined. There is every reason to believe that there could be a repeat of such act, of taki
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 19,2014
With proponents and opponents to the planned nuclear plants still at loggerheads over the safety, economic viability and environmental effects of such an undertaking, it is also time to consider the financial implications should the planned construction of the projected two
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 12,2014
There is broad consensus, not only among Western capitals but across the world, that Russia’s annexation of Crimea jeopardises world order and undermines the international rules that helped preserve international and regional peace. It is commonly agreed that in this time
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 07,2014
The King’s letter to the government, concerning the economy blueprint, consists of four main components and albeit not detailed, as such letters of directive should be, is comprehensive. It embodies a consistent vision that His Majesty has espoused and presented repeatedly
By Walid M. Sadi - Apr 05,2014
US President Barack Obama’s visit to Riyadh for talks with King Abdullah Ben Abdul Aziz last week was intended to repair the strained relations between the two traditional allies over Syria, Iran, Palestine and Iraq. Whether it succeeded or not is another question. Riyadh
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 29,2014
It seems that US President Barack Obama is running out of ideas on how to vilify Russian President Vladimir Putin or punish him for “grabbing” Crimea a few weeks ago. At the recent Nuclear Security Summit at The Hague, Obama described Russia as only a regional power,
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 22,2014
I found it rather odd and without much precedence that the US decided to slam travel- and asset-related sanctions on some high Russian officials as a way to punish Moscow for its last week’s annexation of Crimea. Moscow reciprocated with sanctions of its own against a
By Walid M. Sadi - Mar 15,2014
Russia’s kneejerk reaction to the change of guard in Kiev is to be expected.



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