Khashoggi Case- Analysis of an Information Operation
18 days agoNovember 01, 2018
The killing of Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey caught the attention of the entire world for an extended period of time, much longer than the news of one murder would normally do. Security Studies Group decided to examine why.
The Strategic Role of Saudi Arabia
1 months agoOctober 16, 2018
It is a commonplace criticism of American foreign policy that it has been insensitive to supporting awful strongmen in the face of even worse things. Perhaps that is true, but the answer is not to give in to the worse things. A clear-eyed assessment of our strategic interests must rule our actions.
The Real Stakes in Yemen
2 months agoSeptember 21, 2018
There is much discussion about the current war in Yemen which pits Iran-backed Houthis against US allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. There is a vital US interest at stake here: ensuring the free flow of shipping through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait.
An End Game for Syria- Full Public Plan
7 months agoApril 08, 2018
President Trump has proposed withdrawing American forces from Syria. This plan outlines a way to implement this by creating an international protectorate and rebuilding force for the parts of Syria not controlled by the Assad regime upon the defeat of ISIS.
A Fresh Approach
8 months agoMarch 21, 2018
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman visited the White House today. Coinciding with his visit, Security Studies Group (SSG) will take a look at the strides he has made to move that country forward. We will also look at the founding principles of our organization and how we have evolved to a more positive methodology for dealing with the global terrorist threat.