Canada and the World, Ep. 1: The Saudi spat

Thomas Juneau is an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses mostly on the Middle East, in particular on Iran and Yemen. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, he worked for the Department of National Defence from 2003 to 2014, chiefly as a strategic analyst covering the Middle East. He was also a policy officer and an assistant to the deputy minister.Amarnath Amarasingam is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, a senior fellow at the Canadian International Council, and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo.Walid Hejazi is an associate professor of economic analysis and policy, and academic director, at the Rotman School of Management. He also sits on the board of the Canada Arab Business Council. Walid has also developed and teaches a successful MBA course in Islamic finance, the first such course in Canada.Canada and The World is produced and edited by Matthew Markudis.