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Published: May 1, 2013

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The Enduring Legacy of Oil – Ali Al-Naimi gives major address

SUSRIS | 5.1.13

The Enduring Legacy of Oil – Ali Al-Naimi gives major addressI am here today to talk about the one constant in all our lives: energy. Fossil fuels are our most enduring energy source. They are the driving force of economic development in the US, Saudi Arabia and for much of the developed and developing … Continue Reading

Hummus Is Conquering America

Wall Street Journal | David Kesmodel and Owen Fletcher | 4.30.13

Long a staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, hummus is earning a growing following among Americans seeking more-healthful snacks. The chickpea dip is low in fat and high in protein. Sales of “refrigerated flavored spreads”–a segment dominated by … Continue Reading

Obama won’t rush to act against Syria over chemical arms

Reuters | 5.01.13

President Barack Obama signaled on Tuesday he is no rush to respond quickly to Syria’s apparent use of chemical weapons, taking a cautious approach to the country’s civil war, mirroring the views of the American public, most lawmakers and some … Continue Reading

Counter-narrative on Gulf-India ties

Saudi Gazette | N. Janardhan | 4.30.13

Counter-narrative on Gulf-India tiesIndia is a country of contradictions. Despite its recent economic growth, it is still a ‘super poor’ country that either aspires to or is expected to play the role of a ‘superpower’. In reality, neither the aspiration nor the expectation can be … Continue Reading

 

 

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