Geopolitics

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...

Qatar

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties...

Iran

Dealing with Iran: Trump’s Negotiating Formula Risks Unwanted War

Wars don’t just happen; there is always an underlying cause. Sometimes a predator sees an...

GCC

Two Years In and the Gulf Crisis Remains at a Standstill

As we reflect on the Gulf crisis’s fast-approaching second anniversary, it is indisputable that the...

The Gulf in the Gulf – Gulf Crisis Second Anniversary

Download the PDF version here   The gulf in the Gulf is profound. It is...

Is Post Al-Bashir Sudan a New Arena for Gulf Rivalry?

Exactly eight years since Arab Spring protestors first forced the deposition of ...

Algeria’s Changing Status: A Complicated State for Gulf Influence

Eights years ago, the Arab Spring swept across the Middle East and North Africa...

Divergent Gulf State Interests in Rival Koreas

Recent developments on the Korean Peninsula - in particular, the improvement ...

Reconceptualizing Trade Relations: Brexit and the GCC

Tapping into Prime Minister Theresa May’s promise of a post-Brexit “truly global ...

Lebanon’s Economic Hardship is Yet Another Arena for Gulf States̵...

Although there is a history of Gulf nations utilizing dollar diplomacy in order...

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