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Economy & Innovation

Innovation is Born out of Crisis: The GCC Must Capitalize on this Moment

Joseph Schumpeter argued that the entrepreneur generates “creative destruction” as innovation causes modes of thought,...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Challenging Scenarios for US-GCC Relations in the Wake of the Pandemic

The lasting consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Gulf countries will be shaped by...

Energy Policy

The Global Collapse of Oil Prices – What Lies Ahead?

Since the dawn of the oil era, prices have been subject to a certain extent...

Defense & Security

Clashes in Southern Yemen: A Renewed Saudi Arabia-UAE Rivalry?

As we enter the sixth year of the Yemeni civil war, a series of events...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

COVID-19: Will it Make China Villain or Victor in the Gulf Region?

How does China emerge from the COVID-19 crisis having been pilloried as the source of...

Geopolitics

Coronavirus Crisis: An Opportunity for Intra-Gulf Rapprochement

The Middle East is facing yet another threat to its stability, albeit, this time a...

Economy & Innovation

Gulf States’ Economies Stuck Between Global Pandemic and Oil Price War

For the Gulf region, the last four weeks could not be more economically costly. Gulf...

Geopolitics

Peace in Afghanistan: What is the Expected Role of the Gulf States?

While efforts to end the longest-running war in American history have primarily focused on actors...

Politics & Governance

COVID-19: A Unifying Enemy for the Gulf Region?

In an era of hyper-globalization, the global pandemic known as “COVID-19” (also referred to as...

Defense & Security

The Gulf & Its Foreign Security Guarantors: Lessons from Past Withdrawals for America’s Impending Absence

President Trump has left little doubt that he would prefer to withdraw the American military...

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