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Defense & Security

Tensions between Gulf States Destabilized Libya and Could Hamper Reconstruction

The significant and ongoing presence of various international actors in Libya could further intensify, despite...

Defense & Security

No Crisis is an Island: How the GCC Crisis Shapes the War in Yemen

The popular analytical focus regarding cracks within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has primarily centered...

Politics & Governance

Inequity and Inaccessibility: What COVID-19 Reveals about the Gulf Education Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp disruption to education all over the world, including in...

Politics & Governance

The Flurry of Female Appointments to GCC Judiciaries is Welcome but It’s Not Enough

Kuwait is poised to appoint the first three female judges in the nation’s history this...

Politics & Governance

Deadlock in Resolving the GCC Crisis: The Black Swan that Didn’t Fly

For its third year, the blockade of Qatar –which Doha has labeled the Gulf Crisis...

Defense & Security

Facing Crisis Amidst a Rift, the GCC Must Unite

The Gulf crisis ⁠— which I have chosen to call “the rift” to avoid the...

Politics & Governance

GCC States’ Security As the Council Turns into A Failed Institution

Ever since the birth of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in 1981, motivated by the...

Politics & Governance

Gulf Crisis’ Third Anniversary: Obstacles of Security and Stability in a Divided GCC

A few days before the Gulf crisis’ third anniversary, the Forum asked six experts their...

Politics & Governance

How GCC States are Responding to COVID-19 Supply Shocks

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are situated in some of the world’s most inhospitable...

Women & Society

COVID19 Illuminates Gap in Addressing Gender Violence in the Gulf

The “social distancing” prompted by the pandemic can be seen as a massive psychological experiment,...

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