GCC

Energy & Environment

The COP28 Climate Odyssey: Charting the Course for Gulf Countries

COP28 opened in Dubai amid global calls for greater ambition and accelerated action to address...

Economy & Innovation

Gulf States’ Opportunities in Kazakhstan’s Emerging Economy and...

When U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in San Francisco to...

Energy & Environment

COP28 Will Put the Gulf’s Diplomatic Deftness to the Test

As world leaders gather in Dubai for the COP28 global climate summit from November 30...

Society & Culture

Expats as Homegrown Heroes: The Rise of Women’s Cricket in the Gulf

Amna Sharif was born and raised in Kuwait and has lived there for all of...

Geopolitics

Russia’s Strategic Maneuvering in the Gulf Amidst the Gaza Conflict

On October 27, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov issued a dire warning about the escalating...

Defense & Security

The Gaza War: Reshuffling Middle East Partnerships

The recent Israel-Hamas war in Gaza carries significant implications for the Gulf States, the United...

Energy & Environment

Ripple Effects of the Gaza War: Geopolitical Strains and Energy Market Shoc...

The ongoing Israel-Gaza war has dramatically increased geopolitical tensions across the Middle East, with far-reaching...

Defense & Security

The GCC and the Gaza War: Popular Rage and Security Concerns

In 2023—more than 10 years after the eruption of the “Arab Spring” protests, and two...

Geopolitics

GCC States’ Responses to Gaza War Amid Changing Regional Dynamics

On October 7, Hamas attacked Israel in an assault that was unprecedented in its scope,...

Geopolitics

Russia’s Balancing Act Across the Gulf

The dispute between Iran and the United Arab Emirates over the Greater and Lesser Tunbs,...

Politics & Governance

Gulf Stars Rising: The GCC’s Quest in the New Space Race

In the not-so-distant future, envision a space race that does not involve the familiar titans...

Geopolitics

From Hope to Halt: The Abraham Accords and the Palestinian Predicament

Although President Joe Biden’s foreign policy has several striking differences from that of his predecessor,...

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