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How do Eu and US perspectives converge and diverge with regards to Iranian threats? Dr. Ashraf Keshk delves into the complexities of current agreements and alliances between the US and EU states and their impact on policies towards Iran.
Analysts are concerned that the US economy is heading toward a recession. In a recent article in Al Arabiya, Dr. Omar Al Ubaydli suggests that Saudi policymakers should prepare for the fallout by continuing to diversify the economy away from oil, while building links to ensure good relations with the next US administration, regardless of political party.
The latest strategic study from DERASAT by Abdulaziz Al Doseri, looks into the recent cooperation between Russia and OPEC which has come to be known as OPEC+; the study analyzes the nature of this relationship and its genesis.