Naimi's Decision-Maker Status Weakens in Doha

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Was the Doha Summit Doomed to Fail?

Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi has been a dominant force in global energy markets for more than two decades, but at the Doha summit last weekend that power was absent.

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