Gulf Weekly Review, August 4-11

Gulf Weekly Review, August 4-11 Persian Gulf, Oil After producing record oil outputs at close to 10 million barrels a day, Saudi Arabia, along with OPEC announced plans to decrease the amount of oil they’re outputting. However, it…

The Gulf Weekly Analysis, July 1-6

SYRIAAn al-Qaeda styled militia fraction, al-Nusra, claimed responsibility for the attack and murders at a pro-regime television station last week. The presence of this and possibly other al-Qaeda-esq groups in Syria could harpoon the…

Limited Options for the U.S.

By Ali AlAhmed New York Times, May 30, 2012 The Saudi-proposed Gulf union will not come to fruition because it might mean breaking apart the Gulf Cooperation Council. Most council members already fear Saudi domination over their…