GCC

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,...

Politics & Governance

A New Era in Gulf Strategic Investment

The recent geopolitical changes that have swept the Gulf region have also contributed to political...

Defense & Security

Global South Pivot: Ukraine’s Diplomatic Strategy in the Gulf

At a landmark summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, representatives from over 40 countries gathered on...

Geopolitics

The Gulf’s Role in Lebanon’s Political and Economic Crisis​

The international community is once again coordinating efforts to resolve Lebanon’s political stagnation. Two major...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

America’s Role in the Middle East: The View from the Gulf

Historically, the United States has played a major role in shaping the Middle East’s political...

Defense & Security

Europe’s Middle Powers Utilize Arms Sales for Strategic Gains in the ...

Recognizing the strategic importance of the Gulf region, Italy took a step in April to...

Economy & Innovation

GCC-Central Asia Summit: An Opportunity for the Two Regions

On July 19th, Saudi Arabia hosted two important events: the 18th meeting of the Gulf...

Defense & Security

The Uneasy Russia-GCC Partnership

On July 10, a litany of Gulf diplomats—including the foreign ministers of Bahrain, Oman, and...

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...

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