Author Archives: Daniel Lazare

Will the Saudi Kingdom Collapse Under the Resource Curse?

As wealth gushes from the ground, thrift vanishes, the work ethic shrinks, and policy grows more erratic and extreme.

The National Endowment for (Meddling in) Democracy

The quasi-government group follows one rule: the U.S. has an unqualified right to do unto others what others may not do unto the U.S.

How U.S.-Saudi Marriage Gave Birth to Jihad

Attempts to use Wahhabism to our advantage ultimately proved disastrous.