GCC

Geopolitics

Erdogan in the Gulf: Strengthening Economic Ties and Navigating Regional Po...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the Gulf region’s most influential states: Saudi Arabia, the...

Geopolitics

Changing Alignments in the Lower Gulf

From the Al-Ula Conference in January 2021 through the recent rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and...

Energy & Environment

Strengthening Energy Security: The GCC-Iraq Electrical Interconnection Proj...

As the nations of the Middle East work to diversify their energy sources and lessen...

Geopolitics

Domestic Politics Shape the Iran-GCC De-Escalation

The last three months have witnessed a major shift in the geopolitics of the Gulf....

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The United States Learns Humility in the Gulf (And is Better Off For It)

In the 32 years since the termination of Operation Desert Storm, the United States has...

Defense & Security

Slow, but Persistent: Russia’s Overseas Basing Strategy in the Red Sea an...

Encapsulated between the Mediterranean and the northwestern Indian Ocean, the Red Sea has struggled to...

Geopolitics

Perspectives: Turkey-Gulf Relations in Erdoğan’s Next Term

Turkey and Saudi Arabia: A “Manageable Competition” Sinem Cengiz Non-Resident Fellow, Gulf International Forum; Research...

Geopolitics

China’s Gulf Diplomacy and the Future of Taiwan

As tensions between China and the United States mount over Taiwan, Beijing has been actively...

Geopolitics

GCC Countries and Sudan’s Conflict: Navigating Mediation and Regional Sta...

Clashes broke out on April 15, 2023, between forces loyal to the Sudanese Armed Forces...

Geopolitics

Future of GCC-Turkey Relations Under Erdogan vs. Kilicdaroglu

The complex relationship between Turkey and the Arab World is impacted by the legacy of...

Geopolitics

What Italy’s New Proactive Foreign Policy Means for the Gulf and North Af...

Six months ago, in October 2022, Giorgia Meloni was sworn in as Italy’s Prime Minister....

Economy & Innovation

At the Crossroads of Asia, Uzbekistan Reaches Out to the Gulf

For centuries, an invisible thread has connected what is now Uzbekistan and the GCC-member states:...

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