Media

Selected Interviews and Appearances

  • 2010 to Present: Frequently quoted in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Washington Post, El Confidential [Spain], Oil Review [Turkey], The Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, AP, Reuters, the National of Abu Dhabi, MEED, various Chinese magazines, various Turkish magazines, Voice of America and National Public Radio [US].
  • France 24 TV Frequent contributor on issues pertaining to Oil prices and Saudi Arabia, 2016 2015
  • Chinese TV.  Frequent contributor on issues pertaining to Oil prices and Saudi Arabia, 2016 2015
  • Panel interview on Bahrain for “Inside Story,” Al Jazeera English, 13 February 2012. Link here.
  • Interview with the Bahrain Mirror, 29 August 2011. Link here (in Arabic).
  • Interview on Bahrain and Yemen for “Encounter,” Voice of America, April 2011.
  • Interview on Bahrain for “The Agenda with Steve Paikin,” TV Ontario, 16 March 2011. Link here.
  • Guest on “The Doha Debates,” on BBC World, sponsored by the Qatar Foundation, November 12, 2010. Link here.
  • Interviewed by Canadian Television for a one hour special on the Gulf, October 2010.
  • Interview on PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, “Obama looks to open dialogue with Muslim world,” 9 June 2009. Link here.
  • Extensive interview for an A&E International documentary, “Biography: Saudi Royal Family,” aired in 2009. Trailer here.
  • National Public Radio, All Things Considered, “US-Iran Tensions Highlight Choke Point of Gulf Oil,” on 11 May 2007. Link here.
  • National Public Radio, “Iran’s Neighbor Dubai a Place of Intrigue,” with Ivan Watson on 9 May 2007. Link here.
  • Al Jazeera panel interview on the US-Middle East economic situation, 11 September 2006.
  • PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, “Hostage Killed in Saudi Arabia,” 18 June 2004. Link here.
  • National Public Radio interview on “The World” January 2004.
  • C-Span, Washington Journal “Saudi Arabian Leadership,” 4 January 2003. Link here.
  • Frequent contributor to Radio Canada, the Todd Feinberg radio show, and Télé Argent, a Bloomberg affiliate in Montréal, Canada, on oil and Persian Gulf issues. See, for example, here.
  • Quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Reuters, the National of Abu Dhabi, MEED, Chinese publications, and others on topics related to the Gulf.


Video and Audio Files

  • TVO [Ontario] The Agenda with Steve Paikin, “Battleground Bahrain” Watch it here. 

  • The Doha Debates, on BBC World, sponsored by the Qatar Foundation. “This House Would Prefer Money to Free Elections.”  Broadcast November 12,  2010. Watch it here or read the transcript.

  • National Public Radio, All Things Considered, “US-Iran Tensions Highlight Choke Point of Gulf Oil,” on 11 May 2007

  • National Public Radio, “Iran’s Neighbor Dubai a Place of Intrigue,” with Ivan Watson on 9 May 2007

  • C-Span, Washington Journal “Saudi Arabian Leadership,” 4 January 2003. Watch it here.

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