Saudi Arabia Used the Davos Spotlight to Project a Pragmatic Image

Saudi Arabia Used the Davos Spotlight to Project a Pragmatic Image
Saudi Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar Alkhorayef attends a panel at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2023 (Keystone photo by Gian Ehrenzeller via AP).

Saudi Arabia was a particularly prominent presence at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, but contrary to expectations, their focus was not on energy but rather geopolitics. The country’s finance and foreign ministers each made announcements with significant consequences for the region.

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