Geopolitics

Iran

Iran Must Deal with A New Status Quo in the South Caucasus

There is a new status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh. Following six weeks of bloody conflict in...

GCC

An Expanding Transregional Network: France’s Growing Role in the Gulf

Under President Emmanuel Macron, France has made its foreign policy far more proactive across the...

GCC

A Strained Relationship: the Complexities of Turkish-Gulf Relations

On October 7, 2020, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a one-day working visit to...

GCC

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and Gulf States’ Stakes

The Nagorno-Karabakh clashes flared up once again on September 27, the deadliest violation of the...

Iran

Iran and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Preserving the Status Quo

The disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, landlocked in the mountainous South Caucasus and predominantly populated by...

UAE

What Would a Closer Security Partnership between Israel and the UAE Look Like?

The US-brokered Abraham Accords, which President Donald Trump announced on August 13, marked a watershed...

UAE

The Regional Impact of UAE’s Normalization with Israel

UAE arms purchases were once thought of as the acquisition of shiny, new toys by...

GCC

The COVID19 Created Opportunities for Re-engagement within the GCC

Three years after the start of a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation...

Yemen

Can Yemen’s Riyadh Agreement be Rescued? 

Yemen’s separatist Southern Transitional Council’s (STC) July 29 renunciation of its ‘self-rule’ declaration raised hopes...

UAE

What’s In It for the UAE in Agreement with Israel?

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince (and de facto ruler of the UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...

GCC

Helping Lebanon Help Itself

Bill Mauldin, an American World War II military journalist, reported in the thick of the...

GCC

A Disaster in Beirut: What Will the Gulf Do?

A disaster struck Lebanon, destroying half of the capital city of Beirut and creating an...

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