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Saudi Control over Arizona Water

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On January 11, 2023
What a total mess in Arizona: Arizona’s water is running worryingly low. Amid the worst drought in more than a millennium, which has left communities across the state with barren wells, the state is depleting what remains of its precious groundwater. Much of it goes to private companies nearly free, including Saudi Arabia’s largest dairy […]
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The wealthy of Asia, especially in the Middle East, often hire southeast Asian domestic workers, especially from the Philippines. Like with the relationship between Latin America and the United States, remittances play a big part in the economy of these poorer nations. But we have been learning a lot about how the oil elites of […]

Saudi Nukes?

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In Robert Farley
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On December 13, 2011
Is Saudi Arabia laying the groundwork to go nuclear? The idea that an Iranian nuclear test would force Saudi Arabia and other regional powers to develop their own nuclear programs was one of the most common objections to my argument that an Iranian nuke won’t have much of an impact of Middle East politics.  The […]

Goldberg on HRW

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On July 17, 2009

Matt Duss has a nice post on Jeffrey Goldberg’s recent silliness regarding Human Rights Watch. Yesterday Goldberg, following up on a WSJ editorial, gave the impression that by talking about thei

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