Geopolitics

Yemen

Medical Flights Start from Yemen’s Sanaa in Diplomatic Breakthrough

Flights carrying patients needing urgent medical attention began from the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday,...

GCC

Media Escalation Complicates GCC Crisis Mediation Efforts

In spite of months of intensified efforts to deescalate tensions among the Gulf Cooperation Council...

Qatar

Perspectives on Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the Upcoming GCC Summit

A few days before the upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia, there...

Qatar

GCC Reconciliation: Restoration or Reconfiguration?

For the first time since the Gulf crisis began on June 5th, 2017, strong indicators...

Iran

The Iranian Regime Battles Domestic Unrest

For the second time in two years, Iran’s regime has witnessed significant nationwide unrest in...

Iraq

Turkey’s Relations with Iran and Iraq: It’s Complicated!

Succinctly stated, Turkey’s relations with Iraq and Iran, (the largest of its numerous neighboring countries)...

GCC

‘Neo-Ottoman’ Ambitions in the Post-American Middle East: Stake...

Officially, Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria has been about two major objectives. First,...

KSA

What Do Cracks in UAE-Saudi Arabia Relations Mean for Turkey?

The divergence between Abu Dhabi’s and Riyadh’s positions in Yemen, the UAE’s maritime talks with...

Kuwait

Assessing Kuwaiti Mediation in the Gulf Crisis

Ahead of the Kuwaiti Emir’s postponed September 12th meeting with President Trump...

Iran

Could Turkey Lower the Impact of U.S. Sanctions on Iran?

Recently, President Erdogan has declared that the U.S. sanctions placed on Iran are against international...

Yemen

Yemen: A State Torn, Not Restored

A recent escalation of fighting in the south of Yemen has renewed calls and increased...

Iraq

Between Sanctions & Survival: Iraqi Sovereignty amidst U.S.–Iranian Competition

Iraq has recently made ample evidence of the careful balancing act it must pursue between...

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