The Saudi Oil Offensive

Kondracke, Morton
August 1979
New Republic;8/4/79-8/11/79, Vol. 181 Issue 5/6, p21
Suggests that Saudi Arabia would be expecting political repayment for its decision to increase oil production. Derailing of White House aide Stuart Eizenstat's proposal to make the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries the "real enemy" in United States President Jimmy Carter's energy war; Saudis' demand for "progress' toward the resolution of the Palestinian issue in the Middle East; Call for an announcement that the United States will negotiate with the Palestine Liberation Organization.


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