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September 9, 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.
Yasir al-Rumayyan, chief of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City, September 20, 2017. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)
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Robin Mills

To be effective, Saudi Arabia needs to keep its oil sector healthy while invigorating the other value-creating parts of the economy.
Kristin Smith Diwan via Carnegie Middle East Center

For the Trump administration, Yemen has been viewed through the lens of Iran policy, and thus primarily as a front for countering Iranian expansionism.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Aug. 5. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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  تزداد حدة العقوبات الأقتصادية الأمريكية على إيران كلما فشلت محاولات التهدئة الأوروبية
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Soubrier's research will focus on the security strategies and foreign policies of the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, particularly the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
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 SABIC's global headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Creative Commons)
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For more context on the restructuring of Aramco as part of Saudi Arabia's economic diversification initiative, read Robin Mills' analysis of Aramco's March pickup of SABIC.
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