GCC

Economy & Innovation

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Great Power Competition in the Gulf: America’s Primacy Will Endure—Unti...

The question of what great power (or powers) will control the Gulf region in the...

Energy Policy

Why Gulf States Can (or Cannot) Replace Russian Oil and Gas

Energy flows—imports and exports—constitute a major element of foreign policy for some nations, as well...

Geopolitics

Consequences of Conflict: The Russia-Ukraine War and the Gulf

When Russian troops poured over the Ukrainian border on the morning of February 24, it...

Geopolitics

Turkey-GCC Relations: From Personal Diplomacy to Institutional Version?

Today, many leaders use personal diplomacy in establishing relations with foreign leaders as a “shortcut”...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Gulf States’ Perspectives on the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

On February 24, Russian forces launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine by land, air, and...

Politics & Governance

Failing at Reform: The Story of Educational Reforms in the GCC

Economists and consultants have long advised leaders in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states to...

Geopolitics

Is Kuwait’s Initiative to End GCC-Lebanon Rift Realistic?

The efforts to end the rift between Lebanon and some Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

How Does the Ukraine Crisis Affect the Gulf?

As tensions continue to rise between Russia and Ukraine, and the U.S. and NATO have...

Economy & Innovation

China in the Gulf: Deep Pockets and Deepening Ties

This report examines the economic relationship between the People’s Republic of China (China) and the...

Geopolitics

Gulf States’ Reaction to the JCPOA Talks

On December 30, the eighth round of indirect nuclear deal talks between the United States...

Geopolitics

Perspectives on the 42nd GCC Summit Outcomes

GCC Embraces Reconciliation, Prioritizes Economic Development Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Baker Institute Fellow for the...

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