JOSE CHALHOUB is a political scientist and oil market analyst. Fluent in Russian, Arabic, English, French and Spanish, he specialises in Russia and the Middle East-North Africa, and the intersections between geopolitics, risk, and the oil industry.

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The generation running the Gulf oil states is not getting younger. But could Muhammad bin Salman's recent appointment as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia signal the rise of a new and younger generation in the driving seat?

Jose Chaloub June 28, 2017