Iran

Negotiating With the Taliban: Iran’s No-Win Choice in Afghanistan

Geopolitics

As Taliban forces captured Afghanistan’s northwestern city of Mazar-i Sharif in August 1998, armed insurgents...

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...

Iran

Is Russia a Reliable Partner for Iran?

Geopolitics

Iran-Russia relations have been associated with their own challenges in recent years. The two countries...

KSA

Saudi-Omani Partnership: Economic and Security Ties Deepen

Politics & Governance

On Sunday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman departed on his first international visit to...

KSA

Saudi Ceasefire Proposal in Yemen: Opportunities and Future Challenges

Defense & Security

The new Saudi initiative about a ceasefire in Yemen has opened the door for a...

Yemen

Marib Battle and Biden’s Yemen Policy: A New Phase or Another Escalation?

Defense & Security

Since the inauguration of President Joe Biden, America’s foreign policy in Yemen has been formed...

KSA

Development Policies in Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Opportunities

Economy & Innovation

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

GCC

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

Energy Policy

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

GCC

Advancing Women’s Political Representation in Gulf Governance

Society

Executive Summary This report examines the policies and strategies utilized by the Gulf Cooperation Council...

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