GCC

Society

Beyond Stereotypes and Propaganda: A Look Behind the Rise of Social Media S...

This year, the People’s Choice Awards, an annual American award show that has aired since...

Society

The Barriers Facing Gynecological and Reproductive Health Services for Wome...

After my first visit to a public sector gynecologist in Kuwait three years ago, I...

Defense & Security

Fighting Terrorism in the Gulf is a Societal Responsibility

In the GCC’s forty-year history, its past experiences have taught the citizens of the Gulf...

Geopolitics

Why the GCC States Embraced Reconciliation

In the ten months since the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s historic al-Ula summit, there has...

Politics & Governance

The Misadventures of Gulf Education Reforms

Public education in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) since the 1980s has...

Defense & Security

Formalizing a Middle Eastern “Cold War”

More than ten years after the advent of the 2011 “Arab Spring” uprisings, the original...

Energy Policy

Renewable Energy and the Politics of Fossil Fuels

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is scheduled to be held in...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Gulf: Unpredictability is not Policy

The buzz in Washington, DC Middle East think tanks and in Gulf capitals revolves, as...

Politics & Governance

The Pitfalls of China’s Top-Level Engagement in the Gulf

In the wake of the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, there have been some fears in...

Politics & Governance

The GCC’s “Religious Tolerance” Masks Political Intolerance

Since their independence, the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council have each developed sophisticated...

Geopolitics

China is Quietly Mending the Turkish-GCC Split

The recent climate of detente between Turkey and the Gulf appears to have had an...

Geopolitics

Prospects for Saudi-Turkey Rapprochement

On September 23, Turkey congratulated Saudi Arabia on the 91st anniversary of Saudi National Day....

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