GCC

Geopolitics

How the GCC Views the Algeria-Morocco Rift

On August 24, Algeria announced that it had severed ties with Morocco, accusing it of...

Politics & Governance

How the GCC Constitutions Manufacture Class Divisions

In all nations, a constitution establishes the legal basis for the government and lays out...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

A Region in Flux: Lessons from the U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan and its...

The consequences of the Afghani conundrum for actors in the Middle East and Afghanistan’s environs...

Geopolitics

The Gulf Prepares for an Afghan Scramble

For the last twenty years, Afghanistan has remained mired in a brutal conflict between the...

Politics & Governance

Tribes in the Gulf: Between Electoral Manipulation and Societal Division

Research and discussion about the role of tribes in societies throughout the Arab world almost...

Geopolitics

After Taliban Victory, What Next for the Gulf?

The rapid series of events over the past weeks in Afghanistan, culminating in total victory...

Geopolitics

The GCC Should Support Sudan’s Democratic Transition

As Sudan’s transitional government completes its planned term in preparations for the scheduled 2022 elections,...

Politics & Governance

In the Gulf States, All Deserve Equal Rights

There is a general agreement among the nations of the world that “human rights” are...

Defense & Security

After 31 Years, What Has the Gulf Learned from the Kuwait Invasion?

August 2, 2021 marked thirty-one years since the beginning of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. Mercifully,...

Geopolitics

The Continuation of Division in the GCC Following the Al-Ula Summit

Several months after the al-Ula summit in January 2021, ostensibly resolving the 2017-2021 Gulf diplomatic...

Defense & Security

A Changing Balance of Power in the Red Sea

On March 23, the Ever Given container vessel veered out of control while sailing through...

Geopolitics

Iran-GCC Engagement Deserves a Chance

The future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) remains uncertain. For months, the...

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