Geopolitics

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 ...

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...

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 Li...

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...

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