Toby C. Jones

Toby C. Jones, who teaches Middle East history at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, is the author of Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia (Harvard, 2010). Follow him on twitter @tobycraigjones.

The Price of Dissent in Saudi Arabia The Price of Dissent in Saudi Arabia

Hamza Kashgari’s persecution—merely for tweeting uncertainty about his religious faith—exposes the cynicism and brutality of the kingdom’s royal-clerical ru...

Feb 15, 2012 / Toby C. Jones

Saudi Arabia’s Regional Reaction Saudi Arabia’s Regional Reaction

The royals have spared no expense in crushing or minimizing the impact of the revolutions.

Aug 24, 2011 / Feature / Toby C. Jones