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- Jon B. Alterman
As the United Sates continues to recalibrate its strategy in the Middle East, regional states are securing their interests through new alliances, regional diplomatic initiatives, economic integration but also conflicts and proxy wars. How does the emerging realignments impact the region’s stability? How do the Abraham accords change the region’s trajectory? Is there a prospect for de-escalation between Iran and the Arab Gulf states? How are governments reorienting their economies? What new opportunities does the oil price recovery create to accelerate transformation strategies? How does the energy transition and the global climate agenda mean for the region’s future?