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Analysis | The Saudi Economy in 2013 – Jadwa
Uncategorized | 01/10/2013

Analysis | The Saudi Economy in 2013 – Jadwa

Last year Saudi Arabia ranked in the top 20 global economies based on its 2011 GDP estimate of almost $600 billion dollars, also placing it in the top spot among Middle East North Africa nations. The country is a member of the Group of 20, the association of world’s leading economies, which is the principal global economic policymaking and coordination body. In 2012 the Saudi economy grew at rate of 6.8 percent, another global top tier performance.

The Digital Revolution and Prospects for Arab Newspapers – Murphy
Uncategorized | 12/18/2012

The Digital Revolution and Prospects for Arab Newspapers – Murphy

“Today there are almost two hundred newspapers in the Arab world, the vast majority of them published in Arabic; about a quarter are French or English language papers. According to the Arab Media Outlook 2011–2015, published earlier this year by the Dubai Press Club and Deloitte & Touche, total circulation of newspapers in the Arab region in 2012 is 12.8 million. Newspapers will take in around USD1.7 billion in advertising revenue this year, out of total advertising expenditure in the Arab world of around USD4.7 billion. The number of Facebook users in the Arab world has tripled in the last two years and as of June 2012 stands at 45.2 million..”

AUSPC 2012 – Defense Cooperation Dynamics: Enhancing Regional Security
Uncategorized | 11/01/2012

AUSPC 2012 – Defense Cooperation Dynamics: Enhancing Regional Security

The two-day Arab-US Policymakers Conference, organized by the National Council on US-Arab Relations, covered the breadth of issues including defense and security. This year’s panel on the subject, titled, “Defense Cooperation Dynamics: Enhancing Regional Security,” featured the remarks of US Central Command Deputy Commander Vice Admiral Robert Harward on the view from the region’s US military headquarters; Dr. Anthony Cordesman, CSIS Arleigh Burke Chair in Strategy; Dr. David Des Roches and Professor Robert Sharp, both of the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. Ms. Molly Williamson, a distinguished senior official in the State, Defense, Energy and Commerce Departments served as panel chair.

AUSPC Toolkit: Conference Schedule Fri 10.26
Uncategorized | 10/24/2012

AUSPC Toolkit: Conference Schedule Fri 10.26

SUSRIS presents a collection of reference pages for use at the Arab-US Policymakers Conference, Washington, DC, Thur-Fri October 25-26. These pages are intended to be helpful especially for those conference goers who have the SUSRIS iPhone App. This toolkit page contains the conference schedule for Friday, October 26, 2012. You can also follow the AUSPC on the SUSRIS Twitter feed: @saudius

News – 2012.10.12
Countries | 10/12/2012

News – 2012.10.12

ARABIALINK Daily News – Excerpts from International Media Reports
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