Archivos de Categoría: Arabia Saudita

Gulf security paradigm in historic shift

Blog
Indian Punchline, 20.04.2021
M.K. Bhadrakumar, ex diplomático y columnista indio
The geopolitical alignments of the Gulf region are rapidly transforming both in bilateral and multilateral formats. Starting with the rapprochement between Qatar and Saudi Arabia in January, the common thread here is that the shift in the regional strategy under US President Joe Biden has been...
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Peace at Last for Yemen?

Artículo
Project-Syndicate, 30.07.2020
Thomas R. Pickering (embajador y ex subsec para asuntos políticos), Malcolm Rifkind, Norbert Röttgen,
Yang Guang y Andrey Kortunov 
Ending Yemen's bloody civil war is critical first and foremost for the country's long-suffering people. But a peace deal would also serve as a confidence-building step toward stability in the Middle East, and would send...
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Saudi Arabia: What happens when the oil stops

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Teller Report, 22.04.2020
David Hearst
In a post oil era, Mohammed bin Salman would lose his power of patronage but the collapse of Saudi economy is bad news for the region
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) can no longer plead youth or inexperience. That time has passed. What you see is what you get. The misrule,...
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Saudi Arabia: What happens when the oil stops

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OpinionGlobal,
Riad Fouad Saade, empresario libanés y consul honorario de Chile (Beirut)
The Middle East has been in turmoil since ever Second World War end. This increased starting turn of the century with the need for the USA to focus on China. The US plan expressed by G-W Bush was built around the concept of a “Greater...
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The Great Oil War of 2020 Has Begun. Can Russia Win?

Artículo
The National Interest, 10.03.2020
Nikolas K. Gvosdev, profesor de geografía económica y seguridad nacional (U.S. Naval War College) y académico (Foreign Policy Research Institute) 
Russia enters this oil price war with two overarching objectives: drive U.S. producers out of business, and expose Riyadh to the limits of American support. Will Putin prevail? 
After the latest round of...
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Oil price war is more about market share

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Indian Punchline, 17.03.2020
M.K. Bhadrakumar, ex diplomático y columnista indio
The common refrain is that Saudi Arabia has launched an oil price war against Russia by boosting production and selling at discounted price, which, coming on top of the pressure from demand destruction caused by climate change action and the onslaught on the global financial system from...
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The Great Oil War of 2020 Has Begun. Can Russia Win?

Carta
OpinionGlobal, 15.03.2020
Riad Fouad Saade, empresario libanés y consul honoriario de Chile en Beirut
For years in my charlas at the Diplomatic Academy of Chile, I have explained the link between the US dollar, as being the world currency reference, and world oil policy lead by the USA. I reminded that whoever of the Arab puppet leaders who...
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Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran

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Strategic Culture, 15.01.2020
Alastair Crooke, ex agente británico (M16) y director (Conflict Forum-Beirut)
Iran is not done. General Hajizadeh, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force, said in a briefing yesterday that the strike “was the starting point of a great operation”. He also underlined that “the strikes were not meant to cause fatalities: We intended [rather] to deliver...
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Arabia Saudí debe aprender a cuidar de su petróleo

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El Confidencial, 18.09.2019
Jorge Dezcállar de Mazarredo, Embajador de España
  • Alguien debería enseñar a los saudíes a custodiar mejor su (nuestro) petróleo, porque el ataque a la petrolera Aramco ha dejado claro que ellos solos no lo saben hacer
Si hay algún sitio donde sobran los problemas es Oriente Medio, que parece atraerlos como la miel...
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