Are We Witnessing an Institutional Shakeup in Oman?

A year has passed since Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said acceded to power in...

Let the Turbines Spin: Iran’s Opportunity to Combat Climate Change

The cold season is upon Iran and air pollution levels are on the rise yet...

Developments Policies in Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Opportunities

Executive Summary: This report explores the various economic development strategies and paradigms implemented by the...

What the Al-Ula GCC Summit Has (and Has Not) Accomplished

Did Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s embrace of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid...

Prospects of Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the 41st GCC Summit

GCC Leaders Echo Political Will to Resolve the Rift but Reconciliation Remains Elusive Dr. Dania...

Gulf States Embolden Morocco as Temperatures Rise in Western Sahara

December 2020 will be remembered as a watershed month for US-Morocco relations. President Donald Trump...

The Geopolitical Implications of America’s Presidential Transition on the Gulf

In the final weeks of the Trump administration in Washington, the President is still fighting...

The UAE Struggle for Turkish Containment: Is it Time for a New Approach?

Since the United Arab Emirates normalized diplomatic relations with Israel on August 13, tensions between...

Houthis Raise the Ante as Riyadh Struggles to Disengage from Yemen’s War

Two weeks ago, a Reuters report indicated that Saudi Arabia would sign a UN proposal...

Borrowing Time: Structural Challenges to Kuwait’s Economy after COVID-19  

Kuwait continues to deal with the consequences of low oil prices, an ongoing pandemic, and...

The Eastern Mediterranean: The UAE’s New Frontier

The Eastern Mediterranean has turned into a critical geopolitical space for the UAE’s efforts to...

Navigating the Energy Transition: How Gulf NOCs Can Weigh in on the Climate Crisis

Executive Summary This report explores the strategies utilized by International Oil Companies (IOCs) and Arab...

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