Event Recap: Congress & the Shaping of U.S. Policy in the Gulf

Mere hours after American citizens journeyed to the ballot box to cast their …

Iraq’s New Government: Historic Opportunity for Reform in Iraq

The formation of Iraq’s recent government has to a large extent shaped a new …

The New Battlefront: Cyber Security Across the GCC

In the past decade, the Gulf region has become increasingly digitalized as its …

Qatar Enacts Favorable Immigration Laws

Qatar recently announced a series of reforms related to the legal status of the countless expatriates who live and work in the country. In doing…

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair: A Rare Glimpse of a United Congress

To say that Washington D.C. and the United States as a whole are divided on …

Gulf Dispute: Weighing Kuwait and U.S. Mediation Efforts

In the aftermath of the Gulf Crisis, Kuwait and the United States have taken leading roles

Oman’s Diplomacy Can End the Storm between the US and Iran

In the aftermath of the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive …

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Citing the legendary influence of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela…

Turkish Economic Crisis and the Arab Gulf Economies

Over the last few days the Turkish economy has faced its worst economic…

Unexpected Diplomatic Crisis between Saudi Arabia and Canada over Human Rights Issues

On Monday Saudi Arabia abruptly announced a freeze of all trade and economic…

Hodeidah Battle’s Regional Extension: A New Complication to Peace in Yemen?

After over a month of ruinous fighting for Yemen’s vital Hodeidah seaport…

Civil Unrest Complicates New Government Formation in Iraq

Protests that started in the southern Iraqi city of Basra have since expanded…