When it comes to falling oil prices, good news at the pump could be very bad news when it comes to geopolitics. Many oil exporting nations could be facing fiscal and political calamity if prices were to drop and remain at levels lower than $100 per barrel. A panel of topic and regional experts discussed the situation during a recent Wilson Center event. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

Raymond Gilpin, Academic Dean at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Jan Kalicki, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar
David Ottaway, Wilson Center Senior Scholar
William E. Pomeranz, Deputy Director, Kennan Institute
Greg Ip, U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist