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September 3, 2019
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Upcoming Event
As Maximum Pressure and Maximum Resistance Max Out, Where's the Confrontation with Iran Headed?
Thursday September 12 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Join AGSIW for a panel discussion with Ali Alfoneh, Dina Esfandiary, and Kirsten Fontenrose examining the ongoing tensions between the United States and Iran. Hussein Ibish will moderate the discussion.
Iraq's port of Umm Qasr, near Basra, Iraq, Dec. 28, 2016 (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani
Colby Connelly

Countries that export larger quantities of low-sulfur crude oil will be the foremost beneficiaries of the demand brought on by IMO 2020, but the new regulations will not be a boon for everyone in the region.
Ali Alfoneh via The Arab Weekly

What are the prospects for a summit between the presidents of the United States and Iran? Can Rohani duplicate Kim Jong-un’s summit diplomacy with Trump?
In the Media
  • The National: Ambassador Stephen A. Seche commented on Saudi Vice Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman's visit to Washington and his discussions with the Trump administration on Yemen.
  • The Media Line: Hussein Ibish discussed ongoing tensions between the United States and Iran.
Houthi fighters ride on a vehicle as they patrol a street in Sanaa, Yemen, Dec. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
AP Photo/Hani Mohammed
AGSIW Archive
For background on the UAE-Saudi alliance in Yemen's conflict, read AGSIW's analysis "UAE Withdrawal Creates 'Crucial Moment' for Yemen Conflict." Visit AGSIW's Yemen page for continuing coverage on Yemen.
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