GCC

Defense & Security

Post Brexit UK-GCC Relations: Strengthening Military and Trade Ties

The United Kingdom is set to endure yet another political reshuffle after Boris Johnson, its...

Geopolitics

“Dust Diplomacy” and Climate Change May Bring Gulf States Toget...

The Middle East in recent years has seen an unprecedented number of sand and dust...

Geopolitics

The Regional Contest Over Iraq’s Electricity

Iraq has remained a contested geopolitical arena since the 2003 invasion. As Iran’s primacy in...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Ukraine Crisis: Long Term Implications and Opportunities for the GCC St...

More than three months after the invasion of Ukraine, the energy policies of the GCC...

Geopolitics

Gulf States Take a Stand Against Islamophobia in India

Since his accession to power in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and his Bharatiya...

Economy & Innovation

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Great Power Competition in the Gulf: America’s Primacy Will Endure—Unti...

The question of what great power (or powers) will control the Gulf region in the...

Energy Policy

Why Gulf States Can (or Cannot) Replace Russian Oil and Gas

Energy flows—imports and exports—constitute a major element of foreign policy for some nations, as well...

Geopolitics

Consequences of Conflict: The Russia-Ukraine War and the Gulf

When Russian troops poured over the Ukrainian border on the morning of February 24, it...

Geopolitics

Turkey-GCC Relations: From Personal Diplomacy to Institutional Version?

Today, many leaders use personal diplomacy in establishing relations with foreign leaders as a “shortcut”...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Gulf States’ Perspectives on the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

On February 24, Russian forces launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine by land, air, and...

Politics & Governance

Failing at Reform: The Story of Educational Reforms in the GCC

Economists and consultants have long advised leaders in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states to...

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