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Analysis | Strategic Partnership in the Middle East – Cordesman
Defense & Security | 10/22/2014

Analysis | Strategic Partnership in the Middle East – Cordesman

A recent essay on the new “Strategic Partnership in the Middle East,” by Dr. Anthony Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, provides an insightful perspective on the challenges of building the anti-Islamic State coalition and issues that deserve attention by the players.

The Hajj (1435/2014) Wrap Up
Religion | 10/09/2014

The Hajj (1435/2014) Wrap Up

This year’s Hajj has now been officially pronounced as a success by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. With over two million faithful in attendance at Arafat last Friday, this has been one of the largest and worry-free Hajjes to date. “The Haj 1435 was a big success,” said Makkah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah.

Hajj Diary: A Reluctant Pilgrim’s Return Home (Pt 5) – Ambah
Religion | 10/07/2014

Hajj Diary: A Reluctant Pilgrim’s Return Home (Pt 5) – Ambah

This week as millions of Muslims are in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj we are pleased to provide a series of articles, the “Hajj Diary” of Faiza Saleh Ambah, that provide background information and perspective on the annual pilgrimage. This is number five of five articles.

Hajj Diary: Pelting the Pillars, Again (Pt 4) – Ambah
Religion | 10/06/2014

Hajj Diary: Pelting the Pillars, Again (Pt 4) – Ambah

This week as millions of Muslims are in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj we are pleased to provide a series of articles, the “Hajj Diary” of Faiza Saleh Ambah, that provide background information and perspective on the annual pilgrimage. This is number four of five articles.

Hajj Diary: A Pilgrim Fends Off Temptation (Pt 3) – Ambah
Religion | 10/04/2014

Hajj Diary: A Pilgrim Fends Off Temptation (Pt 3) – Ambah

This week as millions of Muslims are in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj we are pleased to provide a series of articles, the “Hajj Diary” of Faiza Saleh Ambah, that provide background information and perspective on the annual pilgrimage. This is number third of five articles.

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