Post-ISIS Middle East Must Emphasize Strong Government

ISIS is really bad. Their contribution to an increasing number of dead, injured, and refugees as well as consistent threat towards Middle Eastern powers has earned them the concern of surrounding countries. (Mercy Corps) However, things can get a lot worse. As we struggle to find a solution to this struggle against evil, few people can see the resulting repercussions that lay ahead.

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What’s Behind Saudi Support for the Iran Deal?

In July, King Salman of Saudi Arabia officially announced his nation’s support for the Iran nuclear deal. In the past, Saudi Arabia and Iran have never been the best of friends, but King Salman says that President Obama assured him of the deal’s success. However, perhaps there are other reasons for Saudi Arabia’s support that lie below the surface.

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