Saudi efforts to divide and weaken the Taliban, or at least foster more moderate elements within the movement, have ultimatelyRead more
Over the past 13 years, the world has witnessed the evolution of Bitcoin along other digital currencies as an emerging storehold of wealth. This adoption has progressed through technologists, retail investors, corporations, and now institutional investors. In the months and years ahead, many predict that Bitcoin’s volatility will further stabilize, its legitimacy will strengthen, and its market capitalization will continue to expand.
As Bitcoin continues to mature as a mainstream investment, I have explored when and to what extent governments and government-controlled institutions will invest in Bitcoin as a treasury reserve asset of the future.Read more
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden promised to return the United States to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “If Iran returns to strict compliance with the nuclear deal”Read more
Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf States are in hot waters since the last year of the Trump presidency. They were hedging against Biden’s presidency by aligning with Israel, which triggered the normalization of relations between the Arab States and Israel. Gone are the days when Europe and the USA were keeping their eyes and ears shut to human rights violations and a crackdown on pro-democracy activists.Read more
Israel and United Arab Emirates announced a major diplomatic breakthrough, with a joint Israel-UAE-U.S. statement announcing that in exchange for “full normalization of relations” between the two countries, Israel would forgo, for now, “declaring sovereignty” over disputed territory in the West Bank. One of the major architect of this agreement is Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, is reportedly the world’s richest man with an estimated wealth of $1.3 trillion. Known by his initials MBZ, he is Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. Prince Mohammed, 58, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates, is arguably the most powerful leader in the Arab world.Read more