Defense & Security

Iran

Strategic Messages and Capabilities: Analyzing the Retaliatory Strikes Betw...

On April 1, as part of its periodic bombardment of Iranian and Iran-backed positions in...

Iran

Navigating a Tense Exchange: Israel and Iran Sent a Message, and Both Liste...

The attack on the Iranian consulate in Damascus on April 1 destroyed the building and...

GCC

Analyzing the Iran-Israel Conflict in a Regional Context

There Is No Silver Bullet to Stop Escalation Ambassador Patrick Theros Strategic Advisor and Senior...

Iraq

Iraq Accommodates Turkish Interests Ahead of Expected Offensive

On March 14, amid Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan’s most recent official visit to Baghdad,...

KSA

Securing the Seas: Examining Changing Saudi & Emirati Naval Capabilit...

Over the past decade, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have significantly expanded their navies...

Iran

Iran’s “Escalation and De-escalation Strategy” Toward Conflict in the...

The ongoing conflict between the Houthis and the West in the Red Sea has persuaded...

Iran

Iran: The Real Free Rider of the Gaza War

The ongoing catastrophic war in Gaza following Hamas’ October 7 attacks on Israel has once...

UAE

Strategic Crossroads: Navigating the UAE’s Security Dilemma in Somali...

On February 10, Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for an attack on the General Gordon military base...

Iran

Iran’s Strategic Patience: Unpacking Hezbollah Policy in the Gaza War

Since the beginning of the Israel-Hamas conflict, numerous officials from Iran and Hezbollah have warned...

Yemen

The Next Casualty of the Red Sea Attacks: Undersea Cables

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis have bounced back after successive American and British airstrikes targeted the militant...

Yemen

Red Sea Crisis: US-UK Strikes Won’t Stop the Houthis

The Red Sea remains a major focal point in West Asia following multiple U.S.-led military...

GCC

The Gulf in 2024: Expert Outlook

GCC Unity in 2024 in the Face of Regional Threats Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Fellow...

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