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Energy, Economics, and Geopolitics in the Gulf Arab States

No region remains more important for the global energy scene than the Middle East, and the influence of the Gulf Arab States remains extremely high. In order to understand current trends in energy markets, and their implications for economies and geopolitical relations of the Gulf states, the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a discussion with an outstanding panel of leading decision-makers and analysts:
• Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Under Secretary, UAE Ministry of Energy
• Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science
• Dr. Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
• Dr. Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies & Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, Princeton University
 Nabil Al-Khowaiter, Senior Advisor, Saudi Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources

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