Middle East Infrastructure Blogs

A World Of City States?

For some years now, social scientists and some economic historians have spoken about how cities are displacing nation-states as the most important actors on the world stage. According to the city-...

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Riyadh’s Struggle With ‘Saudisation’

Saudi authorities are cracking down on undocumented immigrants, deporting hundreds of thousands of foreign workers from the country. The move is part of a broader ‘Saudisation’ scheme that seeks to...

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