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Gulf States Are Turning to Asia

While the United States has largely reduced its dependence on energy resources from the Middle East, Asia has grown more dependent on them, fostering a deepening relationship between the two regions that goes beyond simple transactions for oil and gas. These growing ties between the Gulf and Asia have the potential to reshape geopolitical patterns and relationships, writes Kristian Coates Ulrichsen. 

Read the full post on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog: http://wapo.st/2oZgVVn.