Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow and director of the Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy at The Washington Institute, specializing in energy matters and the conservative Arab states of the Persian Gulf.
Articles & Testimony
Bahrain, Oman, and the UAE have evidently decided that good relations with the White House are more important than echoing Palestinian anger or appeasing Iran.
Thousands of words will be written about President Trump’s Middle East peace plan announced at Tuesday’s White House event. At best, some articles may contain a passing reference to the attendance of ambassadors from Bahrain, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates. It’s a pity, because their effective endorsement of the plan is hugely significant...