Special Sections

New Era in Saudi-Russian Relations

Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman led a delegation of Saudi officials to Russia for meetings with President Vladimir Putin and Russian officials on June 18th. This Special Section contains articles, special reports, videos and more to put the “new” relationship between Riyadh and Moscow in context.

Campaign 2016 – Middle East Perspective

This SUSRIS Special Section serves as a venue for the articles, interviews, special reports, video clips and other reference material addressing the candidates and competition for the American Presidency vis a vis Middle East policy and perspective.

US-GCC Summit – White House/Camp David

This SUSRIS Special Section serves as a venue for the articles, interviews, special reports, video clips and other reference material addressing the summit at Camp David among President Barack Obama and leaders from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries — Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE and Oman.

The Legacy of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

This SUSRIS Special Section serves as a venue for the articles, interviews, special reports, video clips and other reference material addressing the life and times of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

Countering Violent Extremism

This SUSRIS Special Section serves as a venue for the articles, interviews, special reports, video clips and other reference material addressing the efforts of an emerging international coalition to fight violent extremism such as that posed by ISIS (Daesh), Al Qaeda, AQAP, and other militant groups.

Turmoil in Yemen – 2015

This SUSRIS Special Section provides a compilation of articles, interviews, multimedia, reference materials and media reports about the turmoil in Yemen and the challenges facing the United States, Saudi Arabia and its partners in dealing with the strategically important, but troubled nation.

Transition 2015

This SUSRIS Special Section provides a compilation of articles, interviews, multimedia, reference materials and media reports about the passing of King Abdullah and the transition of leadership in Saudi Arabia.

Gulf Cooperation Council Doha Summit 2014

The 35th Summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states — Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman — is set to open December 9th in Doha, Qatar. This conclave of GCC leaders is widely viewed as a major opportunity for the partners to advance their pursuit of unity amid regional troubles that rival any set of challenges the group has confronted.

Manama Dialogue – 2014

Organized annually, the IISS Manama Dialogue provides a forum for the national security establishments of the participating states to exchange views on regional security challenges.

Economics and Politics of Oil – 2014

This SUSRIS Special Section provides resources for context and background on the turbulent global oil market experienced in the summer and fall of 2014.

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