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Ellen R. Wald

Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D. is a historian and author of “Saudi, Inc.” She is the president of Transversal Consulting and also teaches Middle East history and policy at Jacksonville University.

Twitter:  @EnergzdEconomy

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The captivating Senate races that could ultimately boost Trump




Texas Republican US Senator Ted Cruz. (AFP)

November 05, 2018

Opportunities abound should Israel and Gulf nations cooperate




Oman's Sultan Qaboos (L) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP)

November 02, 2018

Trump and OPEC — it’s all about the mid-term elections

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday morning: “We protect the countries of the Middle East, they would not be safe for very long without us, and yet they continue to push for higher and higher oil prices! We will remember. The OPEC monopoly must get prices down now!”

September 21, 2018