GCC

Economy & Innovation

Start-Ups and SMEs: Key Lessons for the GCC from Global Models

The ambition to diversify the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies away from their reliance on...

Geopolitics

Gulf States and Diplomatic Challenges Post-Gaza War: Paving the Way for Pea...

Discussions about “day after” scenarios for Gaza have dominated diplomatic circles ever since Israel launched...

Economy & Innovation

Obstacles to Unleashing the Gulf’s Entrepreneurial Potential

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have long striven to become less dependent on oil...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Normalization at What Cost? The Risk of Pushing Amid the Gaza War

As Israel’s war on Gaza approaches its ninth month and its aggressive tactics have come...

Politics & Governance

Gulf States’ Interests in Mediating Ukraine Peace Initiatives

Once again, Qatar finds itself in the international spotlight for its high-profile international mediation efforts....

Geopolitics

The GCC’s Joint Security Vision: Reading Between the Lines

On March 29, Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi, the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC),...

Defense & Security

Analyzing the Iran-Israel Conflict in a Regional Context

There Is No Silver Bullet to Stop Escalation Ambassador Patrick Theros Strategic Advisor and Senior...

Energy & Environment

Bridging Dreams and Reality: Masdar, NEOM, and the Future of Sustainable Li...

In the vast expanse of the Arabian Peninsula, an ambitious vision is gradually coming to...

Society & Culture

From Past to Present: Ghabga, Gargeean, and the Gulf’s Ramadan

In the middle of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, after the sun goes down,...

Energy & Environment

Shaping the Future: The 7th GECF Summit and Geopolitical Realities of the G...

The 7th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Algiers marks a crucial moment for...

Geopolitics

Gulf States Exercise Caution After Pakistan’s Disputed Election

Located at the crossroads of South Asia, Central Asia and the broader Middle East, Pakistan...

Energy & Environment

Energizing Ties: The Emerging Azerbaijan-Gulf Partnership in Energy

On January 8, Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (MBZ), the leader of the United Arab Emirates...

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