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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:...

Geopolitics

Traveling Through History on the Forgotten Hejaz Railway

Imagine boarding a train in Istanbul, and arriving in a city in the Gulf region...

Defense & Security

Down, but not Out: Evaluating Russia’s Post-Invasion Record in the Gulf

During the first year of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Gulf region remained a...

Geopolitics

With an Eye toward China, Ankara Dips its Toe in Military Exports to the Gu...

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Saudi Arabia last December made headlines in the West...

Geopolitics

GCC States Support for Türkiye Reflects a Burgeoning Partnership

Since the 6th of February, south-eastern Türkiye and northern Syria have been battered by devastating...

Geopolitics

Pakistan’s “Defense Diplomacy” Offers Inroads with the Gulf Monarchie...

The broader Middle East, and in particular the Gulf region, has remained one of the...

Defense & Security

The Gulf in 2023 Expert Outlook

A Nuclear Arms Race Could Begin Dr. Daniel Serwer Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Gulf International Forum;...

Energy & Environment

The Dynamics Shaping Global Energy Markets in 2023

The full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 led to major reverberations in energy...

Politics & Governance

Understanding the GCC’s Post-COP27 National Climate Change Commitments

For two consecutive years, the Arab world is hosting two climate change summits, Conference of...

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