GCC

The Ukraine Crisis: Long Term Implications and Opportunities for the GCC St...

Commentary

More than three months after the invasion of Ukraine, the energy policies of the GCC...

KSA

Challenging Prospects for Saudi-Iranian Talks

Commentary

A fifth round of talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran, held in late April 2022,...

GCC

Great Power Competition in the Gulf: America’s Primacy Will Endure—Unti...

Commentary

The question of what great power (or powers) will control the Gulf region in the...

KSA

Saudi-Turkish Normalization: More Complicated than Meets the Eye

Commentary

Since the beginning of 2020, the Middle East has experienced a broad detente and a...

Iraq

The Egypt-Iraq-Jordan Partnership: Interests over Regional Rivalry

Commentary

Over the past three years, a trilateral strategic partnership has emerged between Egypt, Jordan, and...

GCC

Gulf States Take a Stand Against Islamophobia in India

Commentary

Since his accession to power in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and his Bharatiya...

Iran

Iran’s “Game of Drones” in the Middle East

Commentary

Amid mounting domestic unrest and ongoing diplomatic standoffs with regional states, Iran has devoted a...

Qatar

What “Realism” Often Misses: A Study of Iran and Qatar

Commentary

The Ukraine conflict, which entered its hundredth day last week, has major implications for all...

Qatar

The Russo-Ukrainian War and the Forked Path of Qatar-Russia Relations

Commentary

Since the onset of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have found...

Iran

Iran Cannot Develop its Oil Sector Without Sanctions Relief

Commentary

Thanks to a combination of Western animosity and Iran’s regional foreign policy, the country’s energy...

Iraq

Iraq’s Perennial Electricity Problem and its Implications for Social Stab...

Commentary

The growing social unrest we see in Iraq today can be directly linked to the...

Kuwait

How the Arash-Dorra Gas Field Could Improve Saudi-Iran Ties

Commentary

Over the past two decades, Iran’s Ministry of Oil had made increasing the production capacity...

Kuwait

Contextualizing Kuwait’s Political Crises

Commentary

The current political crisis in Kuwait is nothing new. Indeed, the newest political deadlock is...

Iraq

Iraq’s Perennial Electricity Problem and its Implications for Social Stab...

Commentary

The growing social unrest we see in Iraq today can be directly linked to the...

UAE

The Gulf Lost a Remarkable Leader, Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan (194...

Commentary

The death last week of His Highness Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President...

Iraq

Iraq’s Perennial Electricity Problem and its Implications for Social Stab...

Commentary

The growing social unrest we see in Iraq today can be directly linked to the...

GCC

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

Commentary

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

KSA

Beyond Fossil Fuels: Bolstering the Saudi Industrial Sector to Achieve Sust...

Commentary

Global oil prices have risen on the back of the post-COVID 19 economic recovery and...

Iraq

Iraq’s Perennial Electricity Problem and its Implications for Social Stab...

Commentary

The growing social unrest we see in Iraq today can be directly linked to the...

GCC

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

Commentary

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...

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