Geopolitics

GCC

GCC-Iranian Dialogue is Hard—But Necessary

The tension in the Gulf region related to Iran is increasing. At the same time,...

Iran

Turkey and Iran: The End of the Honeymoon?     

Over the past decade, Turkey and Iran have enjoyed several years of strategic partnership, characterized...

Yemen

Foreign Support to Proxies Exacerbates the War in Yemen

Yemen is today one of the world’s most ill-fated countries. The ongoing civil war has...

GCC

Lavrov’s GCC Tour: A Sign of Russia’s Increasing Gulf Ties

From March 8 to 12, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov travelled to the United Arab...

GCC

GCC Engagement with Syria: Seeking A New Path

The conflict in Syria has turned it from a regional player to a new battleground...

GCC

Why Biden’s Gulf Policy Will Not Disturb Russia-GCC Relations

It has now been two months since President Joe Biden entered the Oval Office. However,...

Iran

The Regional Implications of Iran Nuclear Talks

Iran’s position is that it will not agree to any compulsory limitations on its regional...

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 Russi...

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...

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