President Biden’s Middle East Trip

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This week, Raad Alkadiri, Managing Director for Energy, Climate & Resources at the Eurasia Group and an CSIS affiliate and Ben Cahill, CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program talk about President’s upcoming trip to the Middle East. Ben and Raad talk about why the President is going now and expectations for the trip’s success. They look at the energy issues likely to be addressed, especially as global oil prices are easing off their recent highs, and the role that Saudi Arabia and OPEC+ play in managing the oil markets.

Further Reading

CSIS Press Briefing: Previewing President Biden’s Trip to the Middle East, July 6, 2022

To Boost Energy Security, Keep It Simple: Add Supply, Cut Demand by Ben Cahill, July 7, 2022

Don't Expect Saudi Arabia to Save the Day by Ben Cahill, July 13, 2022

Ben Cahill
Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program
Raad Alkadiri
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program