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Qatar

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties with...
Iran

Dealing with Iran: Trump’s Negotiating Formula...

Wars don’t just happen; there is always an underlying cause. Sometimes a predator sees an easy...
Iran

U.S. Pressure on Iran’s Energy Sector

Overview U.S.-Iran tensions have the potential to roil the energy market, and along with it, the...
Iraq

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming...

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing a revival of Iraq’s foregone...

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Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties with...

Dealing with Iran: Trump’s Negotiating Formula...

Wars don’t just happen; there is always an underlying cause. Sometimes a predator sees an easy...

The Gulf in the Gulf – Gulf Crisis Second...

Download the PDF version here   The gulf in the Gulf is profound. It is not a family squabble...

Policy Focus View All

Two Years In and the Gulf Crisis Remains at a...

As we reflect on the Gulf crisis’s fast-approaching second anniversary, it is indisputable that...

Candidate Briefing: What a Joe Biden Presidency...

Following much speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden has impactfully jumped into the...

Is Post Al-Bashir Sudan a New Arena for Gulf...

Exactly eight years since Arab Spring protestors first forced the deposition of ...

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Iraq

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming...

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing a revival of Iraq’s foregone...
KSA

Congress Reacting to A Nuclear Saudi Arabia

Congressional attention toward the status of nuclear technology in the Middle East has increased...
Iran

Zarif’s “Resignation”, A...

The shocking resignation of Tehran’s Foreign Minister and chief diplomat ...