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Diplomacy, Not Bullets Will Bring Syrian Peace

Diplomacy, Not Bullets Will Bring Syrian Peace

By Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdel Aziz, London-Based Writer, Journalist, Humanitarian and Businesswoman
Location United Kingdom United Kingdom

Those agreeing to peace – the various Syrian parties – must be properly informed of the stakes and penalties for failure to their own people and to all Syrians. August’s vote in the United Kingdom Parliament which declined to authorize the use of force against Syria was one of the most important and affirming things I have seen for a long time. Elected representatives voting according to a combination of their constituents, their conscience, or […]

January 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Politics, Syria, Syrian Civil War
Saudi Arabia’s Quiet Policy Shift

Saudi Arabia’s Quiet Policy Shift

By Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdel Aziz, London-Based Writer, Journalist, Humanitarian and Businesswoman
Location United Kingdom United Kingdom

Saudi Arabia feels kept in the dark and then demoted by the nuclear deal with Iran, and their major ally, the United States, was responsible. The result will be that a resurgent Iran, now better placed to exert influence in the region, is met with a more assertive Saudi foreign policy. The official voice of the King tells us that he is happy with the Iran nuclear deal and Syrian compliance with the destruction of […]