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Government push essential to Oman’s diversification plan, but oil market rout will weigh

Government push essential to Oman’s diversification plan, but oil market rout will weigh

**Written and disseminated to select contacts on March 12, 2020**

The accession of Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said in Jan injected new vigour into a much needed but potentially unpopular reform process. A top-down political and economic reform agenda will be implemented, with a view to spurring foreign investment in multiple sectors.

Rachna Uppal |Senior Analyst Business & Finance Gulf | r.uppal@castlereagh.net

MbS moves to quash dissent with detainment of senior Saudi royals

MbS moves to quash dissent with detainment of senior Saudi royals

**Written and disseminated to select contacts on March 10, 2020**

The move is intended to remind senior members of the ruling Al Saud family that, should King Salman suffer a debilitating health issue or die, current Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) will succeed smoothly, and any attempt to disrupt his succession will be thwarted and dealt with severely.

Neil Quilliam | CEO Castlereagh Associates | n.quilliam@castlereagh.net

Iranian missile strikes on US bases

Iranian missile strikes on US bases

What the attack achieved and what comes next – Tehran’s view

Daniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Aftermath of Soleimani killing: what should the world expect?

Aftermath of Soleimani killing: what should the world expect?

An Iranian response to the Jan 3 assassination of Soleimani is all but inevitable, but the potential targets are numerous and geographically diverse with possible ripple effects across the Middle East and beyond. 

Emily Stromquist | Director of Energy| e.stromquist@castlereagh.net

Another government resigns in Kuwait

Another government resigns in Kuwait

Political disputes narrow the scope for meaningful reforms

Daniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Iran drawing closer to isolation on world stage

Iran drawing closer to isolation on world stage

International tension rises over Iran’s nuclear programme, but regional thaw in Iran-GCC relations is possible

Daniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

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