Geopolitics

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...

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...

GCC

COVID-19 Illuminates the Gulf’s Dilemma Between China and the US

Over the past few months as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)...

GCC

Gulf Rivalries Threaten Tunisian Democracy

Initially, Tunisia was the beacon of light in the fight for democracy following the 2011...

GCC

Turkey and the GCC States: Between a Foe and an Ally

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s institutional failure has largely resulted from its members lacking shared...

EU-GCC: Partnerships of Convenience

One characteristic shared today by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the European Union (EU)...

GCC

Tensions between Gulf States Destabilized Libya and Could Hamper Reconstruction

The significant and ongoing presence of various international actors in Libya could further intensify, despite...

GCC

No Crisis is an Island: How the GCC Crisis Shapes the War in Yemen

The popular analytical focus regarding cracks within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has primarily centered...

GCC

Deadlock in Resolving the GCC Crisis: The Black Swan that Didn’t Fly

For its third year, the blockade of Qatar –which Doha has labeled the Gulf Crisis...

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