Saudi Plans to ‘De-risk’ Region Have Taken a Hit With Gaza Violence
Hama's Oct. 7 attack on Israel threatens to undermine a key pillar of Saudi Arabia’s foreign and domestic agenda: the “de-risking” of the region, writes fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen.
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen October 23, 2023
The Gaza War Reveals Signs of US Strategic Overreach
The deepening conflict in Gaza reveals the risk of being a global power. It’s time for us to substantially reduce U.S. commitments around the world — or dramatically increase the resources we commit to defending our far-flung interests, writes fellow Joe Barnes.
Joe Barnes October 17, 2023
A Closer Look at Conflict and Aid in Ukraine
As the war in Ukraine evolves, how have the political and strategic dimensions of the crisis changed? Baker Institute director David Satterfield and Former CIA senior executive Glenn Corn examine the political and strategic dimensions of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, including its roots, U.S. involvement and military aid.
David M. Satterfield, Glenn Corn October 17, 2023
The Arab Gulf Helps Fuel the Global Economy. What It Means for the Energy Transition
The Arab Gulf is protecting its own interests by pushing to keep fossil fuels in the mix. But more crucially, its agenda is in line with the world’s economic growth and development goals, writes Osamah Alsayegh.
Osamah Alsayegh October 12, 2023
Baker Institute Experts React: The Latest Israel-Hamas War
Baker Institute fellows and scholars are providing expert analysis as the latest Gaza war unfolds.
October 11, 2023
Can the Eastern Mediterranean’s Gas Potential Translate Into Reality?
The Eastern Mediterranean could become a key source of gas for Europe. Can its potential translate into reality? Several major points emerged from our latest Middle East Energy Roundtable, a collaboration between the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East and the Center for Energy Studies.
Jim Krane, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Bela Koshy June 29, 2023
Baker Briefing: The Future of Lebanon
Lebanon has faced years of political instability and a worsening economic crisis. Mark Daou, Member of Parliament in Lebanon, recently visited the Baker Institute to discuss the country’s ongoing political challenges. MP Daou discusses how the international community can respond and offers his perspective on a "new start" for Lebanon.
David M. Satterfield, Mark Daou April 14, 2023