Nada Aggour

Nada Aggour is an intern at Gulf State Analytics, a geopolitical risk consultancy based in Washington, DC.

How China’s Growing Dominance Will Impact Sino-Gulf Relations

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through energy markets. Since March 2020, lockdowns around the world have led adults to work remotely and children to learn virtually. Last year, according to estimates, global energy demand and investment fell by 5% and 18%, respectively. Yet as restrictions ease and economies pick up pace, the sense of normality that many hope for is one of the few... Continue Reading

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The COVID-19 Crisis Has Catalyzed Vision 2030

A look back at history shows that desperate times do indeed call for desperate measures. After all, it was not until Saudi officials watched in horror as oil prices plummeted by 70% that, in 2016, Vision 2030 was born. While other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members presented their own initiatives, true to form, Saudi Arabia’s economic reform agenda is the most ambitious yet. 2020 was set... Continue Reading

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