Two Years In and the Gulf Crisis Remains at a Standstill

As we reflect on the Gulf crisis’s fast-approaching second anniversary, it is indisputable that the past two years have unveiled serious underlying conflicts among the…

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing a revival of Iraq’s foregone role as a strong regional player, both in…

Candidate Briefing: What a Joe Biden Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

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

Is Post Al-Bashir Sudan a New Arena for Gulf Rivalry?

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

Congress Reacting to A Nuclear Saudi Arabia

Congressional attention toward the status of nuclear technology in the Middle East has increased following recent reports that the Trump Administration and the Department of Energy …

Algeria’s Changing Status: A Complicated State for Gulf Influence

Eights years ago, the Arab Spring swept across the Middle East and North Africa…

Arizona, Arabia, Alfalfa: Gulf Agricultural Industry Sparks a Conversation in the American Southwest

Separated by roughly eighty-one-hundred miles of land and ocean, the initially …

Zarif’s “Resignation”, A Delicate Balance between Iran’s Moderates and Hardliners

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

Candidate Briefing: What a Jay Inslee Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

Washington state’s Jay Inslee (D-WA) became the first Governor to join the ever-growing…

Lebanon’s Economic Hardship is Yet Another Arena for Gulf States’ Rivalry

Although there is a history of Gulf nations utilizing dollar diplomacy in order…

Yemen’s Future: A Humanitarian Calamity and A Lost Generation

As next month the War in Yemen enters into its fifth year, and with no resolution …

Candidate Profile: What a Bernie Sanders Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

Looking to replicate the unexpected successes of his primary challenge in the …