Annelle Sheline is a Research Fellow at the Quincy Institute. Her research focuses on religious authority in the Middle East, specifically the intersection of religious and national identities in the Arab monarchies
Comment: Feeling threatened by protests, high unemployment, and a dismal economy, King Abdullah may see this as a useful excuse to clamp down on any criticism, writes Annelle Sheline.
Comment: If the Saudis and US are actually dedicated to ending the war, they should put aside ceasefire theatrics and start by lifting the blockade, writes Annelle Sheline.
Comment: Biden must go beyond ending US support, and require the Saudis and Emiratis to fully withdraw from Yemen, writes Annelle Sheline.
Comment: The ongoing presence of American troops in the region does not enhance US or regional security. It's time they came home, writes Annelle Sheline.