Book talk: The Economic Statecraft of the Gulf Arab States
Dr. Karen Young will talk about her new book, "The Economic Statecraft of the Gulf Arab States," which discusses the deployment of aid, investment, and direct support from some of the wealthiest petrostates of the world to their surrounding sphere of influence within the Middle East, the Horn of Africa, and West Asia.
Seating is limited and priority will be given to Al-Monitor Pro subscribers. A light cocktail buffet will be served starting at 5:00 PM, and the discussion will begin at 5:30 PM. Please arrive no later than 5:20 PM.
Dr. Young is Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University in the Center for Global Energy Policy. She was a senior fellow and founding director of the Program on Economics and Energy at the Middle East Institute and a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. She has published "The Political Economy of Energy, Finance and Security in the United Arab Emirates" (2014) and her analysis has appeared in Bloomberg Opinion, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
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