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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...

Politics & Governance

The COVID19 Created Opportunities for Re-engagement within the GCC

Three years after the start of a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation...

Politics & Governance

Water in the Gulf: A Desperate Call for New Solutions to an Old Problem

The greatest challenge facing the Gulf region is not related to regional politics and security....

Politics & Governance

Targeting Academia in the Gulf Region

Over the past few years, authorities in the Middle East and particularly in the Gulf...

Defense & Security

Cooperation and Contention: GCC Efforts to Counter the Financing of Terrorism

The financing of violent non-state groups is a contentious issue that has contributed to some...

Geopolitics

Helping Lebanon Help Itself

Bill Mauldin, an American World War II military journalist, reported in the thick of the...

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