The Geopolitical and Economic Impact of the War in Israel on the Middle East

Episode 158 of the Investopedia Express with Caleb Silver (October 16, 2023)

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The attack on Israel came at a critical time in the Middle East as the country was forming new economic alliances with Saudi Arabia and other nations that would reshape the geopolitical landscape in the region. Professor Simon Mabon of Lancaster University explains how that was playing out, and what might come next as Israeli forces enter Gaza ahead of a cold winter. Plus, the U.S. Treasury is having a hard time selling long bonds, but new, opportunistic buyers are circling, and they are playing an entirely different game.

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