KSA

The Uncertain Future of U.S.-Saudi Energy Relations

Commentary

The stability of global energy markets has long been a major factor in U.S. relations...

GCC

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Gulf: Unpredictability is not Policy

Commentary

The buzz in Washington, DC Middle East think tanks and in Gulf capitals revolves, as...

Qatar

Qatar Eyes a Greater Regional Role in the Wake of the American Regional Dra...

Commentary

As the United States scales back its commitments throughout the Middle East, its reliance on...

UAE

Emirati-Turkish Economic Collaboration Could Lead to a Political One

Commentary

In recent years, tensions between Turkey and the UAE have persisted over issues including the...

UAE

Turkey-UAE Rapprochement and Prospects for Regional Stability

Commentary

On November 24th, 2021, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi...

GCC

Why the GCC States Embraced Reconciliation

Commentary

In the ten months since the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s historic al-Ula summit, there has...

GCC

Fighting Terrorism in the Gulf is a Societal Responsibility

Commentary

In the GCC’s forty-year history, its past experiences have taught the citizens of the Gulf...

GCC

Formalizing a Middle Eastern “Cold War”

Commentary

More than ten years after the advent of the 2011 “Arab Spring” uprisings, the original...

Yemen

Marib: An Obstacle to the Peace Process

Commentary

Next month marks the seventh year since the Ansar Allah movement – commonly known as...

KSA

The Uncertain Future of U.S.-Saudi Energy Relations

Commentary

The stability of global energy markets has long been a major factor in U.S. relations...

GCC

Renewable Energy and the Politics of Fossil Fuels

Commentary

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is scheduled to be held in...

UAE

Iran Can Resolve its Gas Disputes Through Active Energy Diplomacy

Commentary

Exporting natural gas to its neighboring countries has been a top priority for Iranin recent...

Iran

Resolving Iran’s Water Crisis is Needed for Stability

Commentary

Water scarcity is a growing problem across the Middle East. It has grown in importance...

GCC

The Misadventures of Gulf Education Reforms

Commentary

Public education in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) since the 1980s has...

Iraq

Surprising Election Results and Assassination Attempt: What’s Next for Ir...

Commentary

Nearly one month after the fifth parliamentary elections in Iraq, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi faced...

UAE

Emirati-Turkish Economic Collaboration Could Lead to a Political One

Commentary

In recent years, tensions between Turkey and the UAE have persisted over issues including the...

KSA

Saudi-Omani Partnership: Economic and Security Ties Deepen

Policy Focus

On Sunday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman departed on his first international visit to...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Public Wages Bill Predicament

Commentary

For seven consecutive years, Kuwait has run a budget deficit, with public salaries, subsidies and...

GCC

Beyond Stereotypes and Propaganda: A Look Behind the Rise of Social Media S...

This year, the People’s Choice Awards, an annual American award show that has aired since...

GCC

The Barriers Facing Gynecological and Reproductive Health Services for Wome...

Commentary

After my first visit to a public sector gynecologist in Kuwait three years ago, I...

GCC

 Femicide: Regrettably, A Justifiable Crime in the GCC 

Commentary

On April 20th, 2021 a gruesome murder shook Kuwait and the shock quickly reverberated among...

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