Future of Saudi Arabia
Thomas W. Lippman is the author of Inside the Mirage: America’s Fragile Partnership With Saudi Arabia, published by Westview Press.
Mr. Lippman talked about Saudi Arabia following the death of King Fahd and accession of King Abdullah. Among the topics he addressed were the role of the monarchy in the kingdom, calls for internal reforms, and U.S.-Saudi relations, as well as potential on the global economy and oil markets. Following his remarks, Mr. Lippman responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Mr. Swisher moderated the program.
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Thomas W. Lippman Adjunct Scholar Middle East Institute
Clayton E. Swisher Program Director Middle East Institute
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