Oman has adopted progressive policies compared to its neighbors in the MENA region, and it’s now reaping rewards in the field of energy investment.
The US-Iran rapprochement is reminiscent of Nixon’s historic about face on China. And it might just produce the same positive result.
Western states would prefer to deal with dictatorships to shore up their energy security.
The extremist group will soon follow its dream of an ‘Islamic State’ into the dustbin of history.
In his haste to punish Turkey, Putin may be undermining Russia’s long-term geopolitical position as a key energy supplier.