Defense & Security

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...

Yemen

The Houthis Red Sea Gambit: A New Front of the Gaza War

As the Israel-Hamas war enters its third month, an actor with a previously peripheral impact...

Yemen

Why the Houthis Attacked Israel

Yemen’s Houthis recent attacks on Israel by missile launching and ship hijacking reflect their deep...

Iran

Strategic Abstention: The ‘Axis of Resistance’ Deliberate Inact...

Amid the escalating Gaza war, a striking absence marks the regional conflict landscape: the non-involvement...

GCC

The Gaza War: Reshuffling Middle East Partnerships

The recent Israel-Hamas war in Gaza carries significant implications for the Gulf States, the United...

GCC

The GCC and the Gaza War: Popular Rage and Security Concerns

In 2023—more than 10 years after the eruption of the “Arab Spring” protests, and two...

Yemen

Between Hope and Hesitation: Understanding Yemen’s Fragile Ceasefire

In April 2022, the United Nations brokered a 6-month truce between Yemeni factions, in line...

Iran

Imam Hussein University: Teaching the IRGC

Imam Hussein University is a specialized institute of higher education for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards...

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