Geopolitics

GCC

Gulf States’ Reaction to the JCPOA Talks

On December 30, the eighth round of indirect nuclear deal talks between the United States...

GCC

Perspectives on the 42nd GCC Summit Outcomes

GCC Embraces Reconciliation, Prioritizes Economic Development Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Baker Institute Fellow for the...

UAE

What is the UAE’s Endgame with Iran?

Observers in both the West and the Middle East erupted with speculation at the news...

GCC

42nd GCC Summit: An Opportunity for Reconciliation

On December 14th, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will hold its forty-second annual summit in...

UAE

Emirati-Turkish Economic Collaboration Could Lead to a Political One

In recent years, tensions between Turkey and the UAE have persisted over issues including the...

UAE

Turkey-UAE Rapprochement and Prospects for Regional Stability

On November 24th, 2021, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi...

GCC

Why the GCC States Embraced Reconciliation

In the ten months since the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s historic al-Ula summit, there has...

UAE

The UAE’s Vision for Libya’s Peace Process

This year, the United Nations has sponsored a peace process aimed at restoring political unity...

KSA

Great Powers’ New Conflict in Afghanistan

The fate of Afghanistan, like many other political issues, is fundamentally rooted in history. In...

GCC

China is Quietly Mending the Turkish-GCC Split

The recent climate of detente between Turkey and the Gulf appears to have had an...

GCC

Prospects for Saudi-Turkey Rapprochement

On September 23, Turkey congratulated Saudi Arabia on the 91st anniversary of Saudi National Day....

Iran

To Engage or Not to Engage? Iran and the “New” Taliban

Given the fundamental ideological differences between the ruling political system of Iran, based on Twelver...

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