Norman A. Bailey is a Professor of Economics and National Security at IWP and Former Senior Director of International Economic Affairs with the White House National Security Council.
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From the death of civility to violent death

It was all too predictable. The culture of hate, which has replaced the culture of dialogue in the US, has spilled over into lethal violence. Fittingly, this event happened in a quintessential American setting, training for a baseball game, the national sport.

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Is Qatar kaput?

In 2014 Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar to emphasize their objections to various policies adopted and actions taken by the Gulf state.

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Gulf states weigh Israel options

By this time it is a commonplace to mention that because of a common fear of Iran, Israel and the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States, organized in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are improving their relations, particularly in the spheres of defense and security, albeit quietly and with no…

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