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Foreign Reports is a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm. We provide original and timely analysis of political developments in the Middle East which impact world oil markets. Our subscribers include international oil companies, governments, and financial institutions.
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Foreign Reports, Inc. was founded in 1956 by Harry Kern. As the former Foreign Editor of Newsweek, he traveled extensively, spending much time in the Far and Middle East.
Nat Kern joined Foreign Reports in 1972, becoming Vice President in 1975, and President in 1990. Mr. Kern is an expert on Middle East oil affairs, with a particular emphasis on Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. He has a variety of hands-on experience across the region and has worked for decades on various issues facing the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
Mr. Kern received his BA in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 1972. From 1970 until 1971, he attended the University of Riyadh, making him the first non-Arab student to study in Saudi Arabia.
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