Expert from Washington D.C. to discuss the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

March 30, 2017

“Palace intrigue and regional war could complicate the budding romance between Riyadh and the Trump administration,” says Simon Henderson, Persian Gulf expert at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy in Washington, D.C.

 

On Monday, April 3, Mr. Henderson discusses, “Shifts in the Sand: U.S.-Saudi Relations” the final program of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan’s Great Decisions Global Discussion Series.

 

Mr. Henderson explains the complicated internal politics within Saudi Arabia and what that means for the U.S. While Saudi Arabia regards itself as the leader of the Islamic world, a leader of the Arab world, and a leader of the energy world, it has had a tense relationship with the U.S. With President Trump now in office, will there be a “reset” of relations between the two countries?

Read more

 

 

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

To change the world,

first know the world.

Sign up for advance notice of our events.

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan empowers the people and organizations of West Michigan to engage thoughtfully with the world.

"To change the world, first know the world."

Credible. Objective. Relevant. Civil. Compelling.

1700 Fulton St. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49506

(616) 776-1721

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
World Affairs Councls of America logo

Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues with nearly 100 councils across 40 states reaching more than half a million people a year.

©2016 – 2018 by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. Created by The Vincent Group