As Saudi Arabia Reforms, Its Neighbors Will Need to Adjust By Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi - Jan 25, 2018

Saudi Arabia, unfairly or not, long has been considered by many in the investment community as an unattractive destination for their funds and by expatriates as a difficult place to live. Foreign investors have complained about the lack of adequate transparency, and many professionals who worked and lived there did so despite, and not because … Continue reading “As Saudi Arabia Reforms, Its Neighbors Will Need to Adjust”

What Are China’s Plans for the Middle East After Its Troops Arrive in Syria? By Steve Tsang - Jan 25, 2018

China wants to take center stage in global affairs, and under President Xi Jinping it is showing a much stronger interest in the Middle East. This has manifested itself not only in the Belt and Road initiative that is meant to connect China through Central Asia to the further West, including both the Middle East … Continue reading “What Are China’s Plans for the Middle East After Its Troops Arrive in Syria?”

Gulf States have a Big Stake in the Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Revolution By Joseph Dana - Jan 25, 2018

Each January, the global technology industry gathers in Las Vegas to unveil its latest innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show. Given the increasing interest over robots in the workforce, it was no surprise that robotics innovation and artificial intelligence took center stage at this year’s exhibition. The advancements were unmistakable, but they didn’t reveal an … Continue reading “Gulf States have a Big Stake in the Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Revolution”