Israel and Saudi Arabia: Forging Ties on Quicksand

RSIS presents the following commentary Israel and Saudi Arabia: Forging Ties on Quicksand by James M. Dorsey. It is also available online at this link. (To print it, click on this link.). Kindly forward anycomments or feedback to the Editor RSIS Commentaries, at  RSISPublications@ntu.edu.sg. Republication is allowed subject to prior permission from the Editor.   … [Read more…]

Qatari labour report offers solutions but is unlikely to reduce pressure on World Cup host

By James M. Dorsey A long-awaited Qatar Foundation report recommends a radical overhaul of the labour recruitment system in Asian labour exporting countries as well as the Gulf state that expects to host the 2022 World Cup. The report however stops short of calling for the abolition of Qatar’s widely criticized kafala or sponsorship system. … [Read more…]