Tariq Al-Shammari

Tariq al-Shammari is an online activist and freelance writer who focuses on Saudi Arabia. He is a postgraduate student in politics, and his focus of study is on the Middle East and how Western countries are involved in the past, current and future crises of the region.
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The Plot Thickens in the Middle East

Is Donald Trump pushing for a series of soft coups in the Gulf? After King Abdullah died in 2015, King Salman ascended to the throne in Saudi Arabia. This was the start of serious changes in the game of thrones for the Saud family. King Salman reformulated the structure of power through a series of royal decrees and changed the order of succession. His son is now the crown prince. The... Continue Reading

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Britain Sounds a Warning to Washington

President Trump appears to have broken a policy pact between Washington and London. During Barack Obama’s second term in office, the US witnessed significant changes in its National Security Strategy. As per this policy, Washington and London agreed to increase the military and security role of Britain in the Gulf, while America had the opportunity to consolidate its influence in the Asia... Continue Reading

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