Russia's economy is in free fall as economic sanctions and low oil prices continue to take their toll. Center Director Jason Bordoff and Center Fellow Carlos Pascual argue that the path to normalcy in Russia is stability and security in Ukraine.
In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the geopolitical impacts of the 2020 oil crash and explains why, despite near-term economic pain, Saudi Arabia may be an unexpected beneficiary looking beyond the immediate crisis.
Antoine Halff argues that on the face of it, the idea of Saudi Arabia and Russia starting an oil price war in the middle of a global pandemic is foolhardy. But from a game theory perspective, it is a masterstroke.