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Economy & Innovation

Gulf Markets Plunge on U.S.-Iran Tensions, Aramco at Lowest since IPO

Kuwaiti and Saudi stocks led Gulf stocks sharply lower in late afternoon trade on Sunday...

Defense & Security

The Twitter Spy Scandal: Context, Parallels, Threats and Responsibilities

The shocking facts revealed in the ‘Twitter spy scandal’ raise several questions regarding the nature...

Energy & Diversification

Saudi Aramco’s IPO: Challenges Facing the Kingdom’s Crown Jewel

Long-awaited finite details of what will be the largest initial public offering (IPO) in history...

Politics & Governance

What Do Cracks in UAE-Saudi Arabia Relations Mean for Turkey?

The divergence between Abu Dhabi’s and Riyadh’s positions in Yemen, the UAE’s maritime talks with...

Politics & Governance

Assessing Kuwaiti Mediation in the Gulf Crisis

Ahead of the Kuwaiti Emir’s postponed September 12th meeting with President Trump...

Defense & Security

Drone Strike in Saudi Arabia Potentially Broadens Perception of Iranian Threat

Over the course of the Trump Presidency, there has been one crucial variable missing in...

Energy & Diversification

New Allies, Antagonists and...

This month, OPEC and its allies (commonly referred to as OPEC+) agreed to extend a...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on the Same Page in Regards to Saudi Arabia

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an...

Politics & Governance

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Congress Reacting to A Nuclear Saudi Arabia

Congressional attention toward the status of nuclear technology in the Middle East...

Arizona, Arabia, Alfalfa: Gulf Agricultural Industry Sparks a Conversation in the American Southwest

Separated by roughly eighty-one-hundred miles of land and ocean, the initially ...

Energy & Diversification

Russia and the Arab Gulf States: Current Energy Variables

Despite a history of abject opposition to one another on a host