Most rulers in the Middle East recognize that the main dangers to their existence are the extreme Islamist terrorist groups and the Islamic Republic of Iran, not Israel. How long before a Saudi leader addresses the Knesset?
To write this in the Saudi government daily is pretty remarkable and may surprise many readers that it was even allowed. His recognition of Israeli democracy is possibly more acute than in much Western media
The world is likely to relent to a Balance of Power system with states opting to balance themselves rather than seek the protection of America. As a result we may not be far off from the horrors of total war that characterize balance of power geopolitics
While the extent of the fracking-induced geopolitical tremors are still to be felt, the shaking up of the Middle East's tyrannical oil policies is moving the regional tectonic plates as politics never could