October 06, 2022

Biden Team Seethes over OPEC+ Cut That Darkens Election Outlook

Source: Bloomberg

Journalists: Jordan Fabian, Jennifer A. Dlouhy

Some Democratic lawmakers have proposed ending Saudi weapons sales or pulling troops out of the kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. But Rachel Ziemba, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, cautioned against taking drastic action.

“We shouldn’t assume that the security partnership means that US and Saudi interests always align,” she said. “We need to be clear-eyed about what partners are needed to meet our national security goals and I don’t think we want to leave a vacuum” in the Middle East.

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  • Rachel Ziemba

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics, & Security Program

    Rachel Ziemba is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her research focuses on the interlinkages between economics, finance and security i...