GCC

Geopolitics

What the Al-Ula GCC Summit Has (and Has Not) Accomplished

Did Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s embrace of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid...

Geopolitics

Prospects of Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the 41st GCC Summit

GCC Leaders Echo Political Will to Resolve the Rift but Reconciliation Remains Elusive Dr. Dania...

Geopolitics

Gulf States Embolden Morocco as Temperatures Rise in Western Sahara

December 2020 will be remembered as a watershed month for US-Morocco relations. President Donald Trump...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Geopolitical Implications of America’s Presidential Transition on the Gulf

In the final weeks of the Trump administration in Washington, the President is still fighting...

Energy Policy

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

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

Geopolitics

An Expanding Transregional Network: France’s Growing Role in the Gulf

Under President Emmanuel Macron, France has made its foreign policy far more proactive across the...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

2020 Elections: What is New in it for the Gulf?

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Although the results...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The GCC on U.S. Elections: Some Wary of U.S. Reset, Others Welcome It

If one follows politics in Washington today, it should come as no surprise that the...

Geopolitics

A Strained Relationship: the Complexities of Turkish-Gulf Relations

On October 7, 2020, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a one-day working visit to...

Geopolitics

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and Gulf States’ Stakes

The Nagorno-Karabakh clashes flared up once again on September 27, the deadliest violation of the...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Americans Need More (and Better) Diplomacy in the Gulf Region

The Gulf is currently engulfed with multiple dimensions of conflict and instability. Saudi Arabia and...

Society

Advancing Women’s Political Representation in Gulf Governance

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

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