GCC

Geopolitics

The Red Sea Meeting and Emerging Efforts for Gulf Reconciliation

On September 17, Bader al-Asaker, who heads the office of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

Politics & Governance

The GCC Must Navigate the End of Rentierism

The formation of the Fatimid Caliphate in Cairo is an interesting case for studying the...

Geopolitics

Afghanistan: A Warning Lesson for the Gulf States?

Over the last month, discussions about the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban have dominated...

Geopolitics

How the GCC Views the Algeria-Morocco Rift

On August 24, Algeria announced that it had severed ties with Morocco, accusing it of...

Politics & Governance

How the GCC Constitutions Manufacture Class Divisions

In all nations, a constitution establishes the legal basis for the government and lays out...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

A Region in Flux: Lessons from the U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan and its...

The consequences of the Afghani conundrum for actors in the Middle East and Afghanistan’s environs...

Geopolitics

The Gulf Prepares for an Afghan Scramble

For the last twenty years, Afghanistan has remained mired in a brutal conflict between the...

Politics & Governance

Tribes in the Gulf: Between Electoral Manipulation and Societal Division

Research and discussion about the role of tribes in societies throughout the Arab world almost...

Geopolitics

After Taliban Victory, What Next for the Gulf?

The rapid series of events over the past weeks in Afghanistan, culminating in total victory...

Geopolitics

The GCC Should Support Sudan’s Democratic Transition

As Sudan’s transitional government completes its planned term in preparations for the scheduled 2022 elections,...

Politics & Governance

In the Gulf States, All Deserve Equal Rights

There is a general agreement among the nations of the world that “human rights” are...

Defense & Security

After 31 Years, What Has the Gulf Learned from the Kuwait Invasion?

August 2, 2021 marked thirty-one years since the beginning of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. Mercifully,...

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