Political Overview

February 2009
Saudi Arabia Defence & Security Report;Q1 2009, p9
Industry Profile
The article presents an outlook on the political condition of Saudi Arabia for the first quarter of 2009. It thinks that Saudi Arabia will remain cooperative with the U.S.' interests over the forecast period, through its role in the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and support for the war on terror, particularly via its mediation between Pakistan and the Taliban. It mentions that the country will continue to argue in favour of global economic interests at OPEC.


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