CROSSROADS ARABIA: Traffic across the King Fahd Causeway linking Saudi Arabia to Bahrain is increasing hugely year on year. What’s to be done?
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Selling Arabic literature, in translation, to a U.S audience is particularly challenging
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Here’s a rarity: a Saudi imam is being disciplined for attacking journalists. The opposite is generally the rule in the Kingdom.
ROB L. WAGNER: Religious conservatives’ disruptive behavior at the Riyadh Book Fair illustrates the Saudi government’s acceptance of intolerance as long as it doesn’t interfere with its push to modernize the country.
OSAMA AL SHARIF: 2010 has established that the region has failed to learn from its past. Failing to resolve conflicts does not mean that they simply go away.