Geopolitics

GCC

Gulf States Take a Stand Against Islamophobia in India

Since his accession to power in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and his Bharatiya...

Oman

Understanding Oman’s Stance on the Ukraine War

Oman’s moderate and inclusive foreign policy has given it a reputation as the “Switzerland of...

GCC

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

KSA

Challenging Prospects for Saudi-Iranian Talks

A fifth round of talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran, held in late April 2022,...

KSA

The State of Saudi-Pakistani Relations after the Rise of Shehbaz Sharif

Last month, amid political unrest and allegations of foreign interference, Pakistan witnessed the ouster of...

KSA

A New Era in Turkish-Saudi Relations?

Turkey and Saudi Arabia had largely inactive relations before Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power...

KSA

The Emergence of Saudi-Turkish Relations: Ataturk and Ibn Saud’s Pragmati...

There is a conventional – even clichéd – understanding that Turkey had frosty relations with...

GCC

Consequences of Conflict: The Russia-Ukraine War and the Gulf

When Russian troops poured over the Ukrainian border on the morning of February 24, it...

Iran

Russo-Iranian Alignment Will Continue Despite Differences

On March 15, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Moscow to hold talks with...

Iraq

Neither Elections nor Nuclear Negotiations Will Change Iran’s Influen...

The results of Iraq’s recent election and the government formation negotiations that have followed pose...

Qatar

Qatar’s Growing Role as a Humanitarian and Diplomatic Hub

Almost precisely twenty years after 9/11, the world seemed stunned in disbelief as the Taliban...

KSA

Saudi-Lebanese Ties Have a Hezbollah Problem

On January 3, Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah issued a strong criticism of the Kingdom of...

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