Author: Dr. Khalid Al-Jaber

Dr. Khalid Al-Jaber

Dr. Khalid al-Jaber is the Director of MENA Center in Washington D.C. Previously, he served at al-Sharq Studies & Research Center and as Editor-in-Chief of The Peninsula, Qatar’s leading English language daily newspaper.

GCC

Why the GCC States Embraced Reconciliation

Geopolitics

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

GCC

The GCC’s “Religious Tolerance” Masks Political Intolerance

Politics & Governance

Since their independence, the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council have each developed sophisticated...

Qatar

What to Expect from Qatar’s First Shura Council Elections

Politics & Governance

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is not known for the prominent role of its democratic...

GCC

The Continuation of Division in the GCC Following the Al-Ula Summit

Geopolitics

Several months after the al-Ula summit in January 2021, ostensibly resolving the 2017-2021 Gulf diplomatic...

GCC

Iran-GCC Engagement Deserves a Chance

Geopolitics

The future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) remains uncertain. For months, the...

GCC

The GCC at 40: Not Broken, Not Fixed

Geopolitics

At the end of last year, many Middle East experts were confident that, given the...

GCC

Targeting Academia in the Gulf Region

Politics & Governance

Over the past few years, authorities in the Middle East and particularly in the Gulf...

Kuwait

Kuwait, Balancer in the Gulf

Politics & Governance

Three decades ago, on August 2, 1990, the army of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein occupied...

GCC

Gulf Rivalries Threaten Tunisian Democracy

Geopolitics

Initially, Tunisia was the beacon of light in the fight for democracy following the 2011...

GCC

Social Media Clash: Is it the Third Gulf War?

Politics & Governance

As the world adapts to the new realities of the cyber revolution, almost all areas...

Kuwait and Oman’s Stakes in the GCC’s Survival

Geopolitics

As the Kuwaiti Emir recently warned, failure to resolve Gulf crisis could unravel the...

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