Geopolitics

GCC

The Iran Nuclear Deal: American-Iranian Dialogue and the GCC

In November 2020, only days before he was elected President of the United States, then-candidate...

Yemen

Making Sense of the Southern Transitional Council’s Latest Visit to Russia

Formed under Emirati patronage in 2017, the Southern Transitional Council (STC) is Yemen’s dominant southern...

Qatar

Qatari-Turkish Relations in the Post-Blockade Era

Walking through Doha, one cannot help but notice the increasing presence of Turkish nationals and...

GCC

Yemen to Reap the Fruits of GCC’s Reconciliation 

After three and a half years, the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) recent Al-Ula summit in...

GCC

GCC States Elusive Reconciliation: Rifts Continue for a Third Crisis

This month’s Gulf Arab summit—also known as the “Sultan Qaboos bin Said and Sheikh Sabah...

GCC

What the Al-Ula GCC Summit Has (and Has Not) Accomplished

Did Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s embrace of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid...

GCC

Prospects of Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the 41st GCC Summit

GCC Leaders Echo Political Will to Resolve the Rift but Reconciliation Remains Elusive Dr. Dania...

GCC

Gulf States Embolden Morocco as Temperatures Rise in Western Sahara

December 2020 will be remembered as a watershed month for US-Morocco relations. President Donald Trump...

UAE

The UAE Struggle for Turkish Containment: Is it Time for a New Approach?

Since the United Arab Emirates normalized diplomatic relations with Israel on August 13, tensions between...

KSA

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

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

UAE

The Eastern Mediterranean: The UAE’s New Frontier

The Eastern Mediterranean has turned into a critical geopolitical space for the UAE’s efforts to...

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...

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