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Fahad Nazer

Fahad Nazer is a political consultant to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington and an International Fellow at the National Council on US Arab Relations. He does not represent or speak on behalf of either organization.

Twitter: @fanazer

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Canada: A lesson in diplomacy

The word “diplomatic” is practically synonymous with mild manners, tactfulness, and generally being amenable to conciliation. Although I am always reluctant to make generalizations, it seems that many Canadians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, take pride in being polite. 

August 06, 2018

Visiting Saudi Arabia? Hope you like coffee

An American friend of mine told me he will be visiting Saudi Arabia and asked me about what to expect. After pausing for a few seconds, I told him, “I hope you like coffee.”

July 23, 2018

Green Falcons can do the new Saudi Arabia proud in Russia

Arguably the world’s biggest sporting event, the football World Cup, begins in Russia on Thursday. For a month, millions of people around the world will be glued to their television sets to watch 32 nations vie for the most coveted trophy in sports. 

June 13, 2018

Looming trade war — or new dawn for the global economy?

“The world trade system is a mess.” This was how Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council and one of US President Donald Trump’s chief economic advisers, described the current state of affairs during a press conference on Wednesday.

June 08, 2018