New Allies, Antagonists and Realities: The Future of OPEC

This month, OPEC and its allies (commonly referred to as OPEC+) agreed to extend a previously negotiated production cut in an attempt to...

Between Sanctions and Survival: Iraqi Sovereignty amidst...

Iraq has recently made ample evidence of the careful balancing act it must pursue between two strategic allies: Iran and the United States....

Candidate(s) Briefing: The Gulf & the First Democratic Debates

While conventional political wisdom dictates that foreign policy is one of the last considerations voters make when casting their ballots...

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on the Same Page in...

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an impending sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United...

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...

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

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 ...

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

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

Arizona, Arabia, Alfalfa: Gulf Agricultural Industry Sparks a...

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

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

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

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...

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