GCC

Defense & Security

Women, Peace, and Security: Gulf Perspectives on Integration, Inclusiveness...

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

Geopolitics

The Gulf States Weigh Trade-Offs of Engaging With the Taliban

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the massive evacuations of international troops dramatically altered Afghanistan’s...

Defense & Security

The GCC’s Tilt Toward Asian Regional Organizations

Over the past year, the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have grown steadily...

Defense & Security

Explaining the GCC’s Success Stopping Terrorist Attacks

The member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have enjoyed relative prosperity and peace...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Flexing Its Muscles: GCC Geopolitics During the Oil Crunch

Nearly a month after OPEC+ decision to cut oil production by 2 million barrels, the...

Geopolitics

FIFA 2022 Qatar and Building Bridges in the Gulf

All across Qatar, excitement has steadily built as the small Gulf monarchy prepares for the...

Politics & Governance

Saving the Arabian Leopard: Improving the Gulf States’ Environmental Poli...

The Arabian leopard, or Panthera pardus nimr, is a leopard subspecies native to the Arabian...

Geopolitics

Competing Interests and Disparate Payoffs: GCC States Weigh Outcomes of Ira...

The widespread upheaval in Iran following the killing of Mahsa Amini has shifted international attention...

Politics & Governance

The Impact of Water Insecurity on GuIf Countries’ SociaI Contracts: A...

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

Geopolitics

How Could Turkey-Gulf Relations Transform in a Post-AKP Turkey

Over the past two years, we have witnessed a significant diplomatic rapprochement between Turkey and...

Politics & Governance

Gulf Governments Taking the Wrong Message from the Gorbachev Experience

The death of the last Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, on August 30, 2022 provides opportunity...

Politics & Governance

GCC Football Purchases: Uncertain Investment, Soft Power Opportunity

The states of the Gulf have largely remained undistinguished in global sporting events in all...

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