Iran

Neither East nor West: Pezeshkian’s Challenge to Redefine Iran’s Global Stance

Geopolitics

On July 5, reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian defeated his hardliner rival Saeed Jalili and was...

KSA

The Saudi-Sino Military Partnership: Ambitious or Overhyped?

Defense & Security

On June 18, Saudi Arabia’s Defense Minister, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud,...

Iran

Election Apathy and Radical Shifts: Iran’s Electoral and Political Landscape

Politics & Governance

Several key points emerged from the first round of Iran’s presidential elections on Friday, June...

KSA

Saudi-Omani Partnership: Economic and Security Ties Deepen

Economy & Innovation

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

Securing the Seas: Examining Changing Saudi & Emirati Naval Capabilities

Defense & Security

Over the past decade, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have significantly expanded their navies...

GCC

Women, Peace and Security: Gulf Perspectives on Integration, Inclusion and Integrity

Defense & Security

Executive Summary In recent years, governments in the Gulf have mobilized their resources and political...

GCC

The Impact of Water Insecurity on GuIf Countries’ SociaI Contracts: A Call to Action

Politics & Governance

Executive Summary This report examines water management policies and the political ramifications of water scarcity...

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