The world is in a precarious place when it comes to the possibility of nuclear disaster. Trump foreign policy offers much bluster but few real gains.

Professionals and observers alike have been bewildered to see policymaking by pique and tweet, by positions changing on a dime, by lack of coherent strategy and doctrine, and by – at the most generous interpretation – a mysterious “bromance” between President Trump and our principal global adversary, Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sleep well America

March 22, 2017

The United States of America was attacked by the Russian Federation. Attacked. Think about it.

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Saudi Vision 2030 and its architect reach Tokyo

September 2, 2016

East Asia is on the agenda for Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He is visiting two of the world’s largest economies – China and Japan – in the coming days for meetings with top government officials and, in the case of China, to lead the Saudi delegation at the G20 summit of leading global economies in Hangzhou.

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit to boost social business agenda

June 21, 2016

Patrick Ryan is a regular contributor to Al Arabiya English. Today he wrote on the social business aspects of this week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2016) in Silicon Valley.

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Future of Saudi-US joint business opportunities in spotlight

June 21, 2016

Patrick Ryan is a regular contributor to Al Arabiya English. Today he wrote on the prospects for US-Saudi business relations in view of the upcoming visit of Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed.

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Saudi’s massive Uber investment: What the analysts think

June 2, 2016

Al Arabiya’s article on the recent purchase of a $3.5 billion stake in Uber included insights from Patrick W. Ryan.

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A Perspective on the University of Tennessee Campus Climate

May 15, 2016

This post provides an audio recording from the broadcast interview of Colleen Ryan by Dave Johnson, host of Cumberland Viewpoint.

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Nashville Predators Knock Out Anaheim Ducks

April 28, 2016

Congratulations to the Nashville Predators on their Game 7 victory over the Pacific Division Champion Anaheim Ducks in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last night in California.

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Analyzing Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

April 27, 2016

It may be a case of, “Gentlemen, we have run out of money; it’s time to start thinking,” variously attributed to Winston Churchill and physicist Ernest Rutherford, but the need to reform Saudi Arabia’s oil-dependent economy has actually been the subject of “thinking” for decades.

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