On January 20, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as president of the United States. AGSIW senior resident scholars examine statements made by some of the president’s key Cabinet nominees during their confirmation hearings – and by the president himself – for clues to the new administration’s likely policies on the issues of most pressing interest to the Gulf Arab states.
AGSIW’s Gulf Rising series analyzes the energized role of the Gulf Arab states in the international system, looking beyond GCC relations with the United States to examine ties with other key countries and region
On April 25, the Saudi government presented Vision 2030, a sweeping plan for moving the kingdom beyond oil dependence. Scholars and a cross section of Saudi opinion leaders examine the implications of the reform plan in a series for AGSIW.