Defense & Security

GCC

Fighting Terrorism in the Gulf is a Societal Responsibility

In the GCC’s forty-year history, its past experiences have taught the citizens of the Gulf...

GCC

Formalizing a Middle Eastern “Cold War”

More than ten years after the advent of the 2011 “Arab Spring” uprisings, the original...

Yemen

Marib: An Obstacle to the Peace Process

Next month marks the seventh year since the Ansar Allah movement – commonly known as...

GCC

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,...

GCC

A Changing Balance of Power in the Red Sea

On March 23, the Ever Given container vessel veered out of control while sailing through...

Iraq

U.S.-Iran Clashes in Syria and Iraq: Exchange of Messages or Serious Escala...

On June 27, President Joe Biden ordered U.S. airstrikes to be carried out against facilities...

KSA

Securing the Bab el-Mandeb: Can Threats to the Red Sea Drive Regional Coope...

As the negotiations to end the war in Yemen continue, policymakers on all sides must...

KSA

Saudi Ceasefire Proposal in Yemen: Opportunities and Future Challenges

The new Saudi initiative about a ceasefire in Yemen has opened the door for a...

Yemen

To End the War in Yemen, Stop the Battle for Ma’rib

The new U.S. mediator will have to focus on an immediate ceasefire in Ma’rib to...

Yemen

Marib Battle and Biden’s Yemen Policy: A New Phase or Another Escalation?

Since the inauguration of President Joe Biden, America’s foreign policy in Yemen has been formed...

KSA

Houthis Raise the Ante as Riyadh Struggles to Disengage from Yemen’s ...

Two weeks ago, a Reuters report indicated that Saudi Arabia would sign a UN proposal...

UAE

Arms Sale in the Balance: Will the F-35 Fly in the UAE?

The normalization of relations that President Trump brokered between Israel and two states, Bahrain and...

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