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Reestablishing Deterrence in the Gulf: Pompeo Heads to Saudi Arabia

September 18, 2019

Episode Notes:

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia to discuss strategy and response to the shocking strike to Saudi oil facilities. Meanwhile, President Trump orders more sanctions against Iran.

Hussein Ibish, Senior Resident Scholar at The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington and weekly columnist for Bloomberg and The National, joins the WarCast to discuss the fragile security situation.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:54 ] Details of evidence and attribution
[ 3:36 ] Responses and U.S.-Saudi coordination
[ 7:33 ] Bad options versus good options to reestablish deterrence

Follow Hussein on Twitter: @Ibishblog

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