U.S.-Saudi Relations, With Steven A. Cook

Steven A. Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies at the Council, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia in the wake of the decision by OPEC+ to cut oil production.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Steven A. Cook
    Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies and Director of the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars

Show Notes

Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Jason Bordoff and Meghan L. O’Sullivan, “Green Upheaval: The New Geopolitics of Energy,” Foreign Affairs

 

Steven A. Cook, False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East 

 

Steven A. Cook and Martin Indyk, The Case for a New U.S.-Saudi Strategic Compact

 

Steven A. Cook and Martin Indyk, “Go Big In Saudi Arabia,” Foreign Affairs

 

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