The Dhow: A Weekly Newsletter from AGSIW 

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Upcoming Event
People watch the sunset over the city skyline, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
DATE: Wednesday July 24
TIME: 12:30 – 2:00 pm
SPEAKERS: Yasser Elsheshtawy, Sarah Moser, Farah Al-Nakib
MODERATOR: Kristin Smith Diwan
The Bridge blog
OPEC appears to be stuck in a vicious cycle of cutting production only to see its share of the market filled by the United States and other, higher-cost producers that are not bound by the production restraints of the OPEC+ agreement.
Press Release
AGSIW Welcomes New Non-Resident Fellows

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 – The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington is pleased to announce the addition of several accomplished scholars to its cadre of non-resident fellows. Eman Alhussein, Sara Bazoobandi, Yasser Elsheshtawy, Bessma Momani, and Aisha Al-Sarihi will contribute to AGSIW’s ongoing examination of key regional trends, drawing on their expertise to enrich both publications and programs.
In the Media
Ambassador Stephen A. SecheSpeaking with VOA, Ambassador Stephen A. Seche, AGSIW executive vice president, discussed prospects for ending the war in Yemen.

For The New York Times, Senior Resident Scholar Kristin Smith Diwan commented on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s approach in Yemen.

Speaking with the Boston Herald, Senior Resident Scholar Hussein Ibish discussed the risks of military conflict between the United States and Iran.
Gulf Research Meeting 2019 Group PhotoAt the Gulf Research Meeting in Cambridge, United Kingdom, Senior Resident Scholar Kristin Smith Diwan presented a paper on transnational Islamic politics, and Resident Scholar Robert Mogielnicki presented a paper on linkages between artificial intelligence innovation and free zone development processes in Dubai.
Fall 2019 Program and Digital Media Internship

Period: August – December 2019
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline Extended: July 26

Summary: The Internship Program at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington provides talented students and recent graduates with a semester-long training opportunity designed to encourage professional and personal development.
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Development Coordinator

Period: Full Time
Location: Washington, DC

Summary: The Development Coordinator plays a critical role supporting the Senior Director of Programs and Outreach in fundraising, identifying potential partners and sponsors, and coordinating and managing programs relevant to donor sustainment.
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Office/HR Administrator

Period: Full Time
Location: Washington, DC

Summary: AGSIW is looking for an Office/HR Administrator to lead efforts in its Washington, DC office.
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