The Trump Administration and Implications for the Gulf States

On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as president of the United States. AGSIW senior resident scholars examine statements made by some of the president’s key Cabinet nominees during their confirmation hearings – and by the president himself – for clues to the new administration’s likely policies on the issues of most pressing interest to the Gulf Arab states.

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In Search of a Trump Administration Middle East Policy

President Trump's visit to the region raises the question of whether a definitive Trump administration Middle East policy may be starting to take shape

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Gulf Countries May Find Encouragement on Iran in Confirmation Hearings

AGSIW scholars examine statements made by some of the president’s key Cabinet nominees during their confirmation hearings for clues to the new administration’s likely policies on the issues of most pressing interest to the Gulf Arab states.

Oil Producers Formalize Alliance and Prepare to Stare Down Shale Oil

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.

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