Commentary: 2006 – Present

December 9 2014. “America’s Standing in the World – The Middle East.” BESA International Conference.

August 24, 2014. “Playing with Terror: How to Stop Qatar’s Support for Hamas.” BESA Perspectives, No. 266

March 12, 2014. מידה .מפרץ סוער: דם רע בין סעודיה לקטאר.

March 12, 2014. “Is the GCC in Peril?” BESA Perspectives, No. 240.

December 23, 2013. “יחסי סעודיה-ישראל: איזון בין לגיטימציה וביטחון” BESA Perspectives, No. 228

December 17, 2013. “Saudi-Israel Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security,” BESA Perspectives, No. 228.

February 23, 2012. “Saudi Arabia Ponders Its Syrian Conundrum,” Caravan: Advancing a Free Society (Hoover Institution, Stanford).

January 11, 2012. “Failing States: The Real Meaning of the Arab Uprisings,” Advancing a Free Society (Hoover Institution, Stanford).

November 1, 2011. “Saudi Succession and Stability,” BESA Perspectives, No. 153.

October 9, 2011. “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Women’s Suffrage in Saudi Arabia,” BESA Perspectives, No. 150.

July 17, 2011. “Empty Words: Saudi Blustering and US-Saudi Realities,” BESA Perspectives, No. 147.

June 13, 2011. “Circling the Wagons: Middle Eastern Monarchies Confront the ‘Arab Spring’,” Advancing a Free Society (Hoover Institution, Stanford).

June 12, 2011. “Gulf Monarchies Confront the ‘Arab Spring’,” BESA Perspectives, No. 144.

May 23, 2011. “Saudi Arabia, Iran and America in the Wake of the Arab Spring,” BESA Perspectives, No. 140.

April 4, 2011. “Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the ‘Day of Rage’ that Wasn’t,” BESA Perspectives, No. 135.

March 16, 2011. “Saudi Arabia and the King’s Dilemma,” Advancing a Free Society (Hoover Institution, Stanford).

February 8, 2011. Saudi Arabia Contends with the Social Media Challenge,Jerusalem Issue Briefs, Vol. 10, No. 28.

January 16, 2011. “Sunni vs. Shiite in Saudi Arabia,” Jerusalem Issue Briefs, Vol. 10, No. 23.

December 8, 2010. “King Abdullah’s Illness and the Saudi Succession,” Jerusalem Issue Briefs, Vol. 10, No. 11.

November 11, 2010. “The Struggle over Religious Edicts in Saudi Arabia,” BESA Perspectives, No. 119.

November 4, 2010. “Arms for the King and His Family: The US Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia,” Jerusalem Issue Briefs, Vol. 10, No. 11.

September 10, 2010. Stability in the Face of Social Change: Gender Mixing in Saudi Arabia,” Tel Aviv Notes.

June 8, 2010. Turkey is Calling for a Jihad Against Israel,” The Guardian. 

January 27, 2008. “Has the Shiite Crescent Disappeared? Saudi Arabia and the US Alliance against Iran, Tel Aviv Notes.

September 25, 2007. “Saudi Arabia and the United States: Reluctant Bedfellows in a Strategic Embrace,” Tel Aviv Notes.

January 1, 2007. “Riyadh and Tehran, 2006: Honeymoon on the Rocks,” Tel Aviv Notes.