Strait Talk

Does Saudi Arabia Need to Change its Strategy?

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged that by 2020 his nation would be able to live without oil. But it hasn’t exactly gone to plan. Oil exports have almost dried up, prices have crashed, the war in Yemen is still raging and the coronavirus pandemic has crippled the economy. So will MBS be forced to change course? Guests: Gregory Gause International Affairs Professor at Texas A&M University Annelle Sheline Middle East Research Fellow at the Quincy Institute Mohammed al Qubaiban Saudi and Gulf Affairs Expert​

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia’s Ambitions Curtailed?

Saudi Arabia marks three years under Mohammed bin Salman’s rule

Saudi Arabia marks three years under Mohammed bin Salman’s rule

We ask a Saudi affairs expert how MBS could be unaware of a plot to kill Jamal Khashoggi

We ask a Saudi affairs expert how MBS could be unaware of a plot to kill Jamal Khashoggi

Could Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Affect Stability in the South Caucasus?

Could Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Affect Stability in the South Caucasus?

Saudi Arabia Ignores US Requests to Boost Oil Production

Saudi Arabia Ignores US Requests to Boost Oil Production

Will Foreign Volunteers in Ukraine Pose a Long-term Threat?

Will Foreign Volunteers in Ukraine Pose a Long-term Threat?

Türkiye’s President Meets German, Greek Leaders Amid Ukraine Conflict

Türkiye’s President Meets German, Greek Leaders Amid Ukraine Conflict

A New Chapter in Turkish-Israeli Relations?

A New Chapter in Turkish-Israeli Relations?

How Far Is China Willing to Go to Support Russia?

How Far Is China Willing to Go to Support Russia?

Will the Conflict in Ukraine Worsen Global Food Security?

Will the Conflict in Ukraine Worsen Global Food Security?

How Will Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Impact Global Food Prices?

How Will Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Impact Global Food Prices?

What Consequences Could Belarus Face for Its Role in Russia’s Attack on Ukraine?

What Consequences Could Belarus Face for Its Role in Russia’s Attack on Ukraine?

Belarus Sanctioned For Its Role in Russia’s Attack On Ukraine

Belarus Sanctioned For Its Role in Russia’s Attack On Ukraine

Ukraine Uses Turkish-made Drones to Hit Russian Targets

Ukraine Uses Turkish-made Drones to Hit Russian Targets

International Pressure Ramps Up Against Vladimir Putin

International Pressure Ramps Up Against Vladimir Putin

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