Middle East Economic Survey


No 51-52



US President-Elect Obama Signals Policy Shift In Choice For Secretary Of Energy

US President-Elect Barack Obama on 15 December named Steven Chu, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for physics, as his choice for Secretary of Energy. Stating that Mr Chus appointment should send a signal to all that his administration will value science, Mr Obama told a news conference in Chicago that we will make decisions based on facts, and we...