Tag Archives: Gulf Arab

Saudis Could Face an Open Revolt at Next OPEC Meeting

As the first anniversary of the Saudi decision, to let the oil market determine oil prices approaches, it would be reasonable for OPEC outsiders to interpret Saudi policy shift as designed to serve its interests and those of its Gulf Arab allies rather than their interests and those of OPEC in general. The damage the Saudi decision has inflicted on itself provides reasons for the Saudis to change course.

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Syria’s Unending Cycle of Death And Destruction

Bashar al-Assad’s victory in the June 3 Syrian presidential election and continuous supply of more powerful weapons to supposedly vetted oppositional forces by the US, Turkey and Gulf Arab countries make it certain that more bloodshed, displacement and death await the war-torn country.

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