Geopolitics

Iran

Gulf States Split on Iran

The Trump Administration’s strategy to contain Iran’s regional influence is seemingly predicated on unity among...

Post War Syria: Factors Inhibiting Arab Gulf Influence

In light of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad and his allies having consolidated ...

Weaponized Sports Widen GCC Cracks

Over a year and a half since its outbreak, the Gulf dispute is increasingly leaving the boundaries of political...

KSA

Balancing Regional Rivalries: Russia and Saudi Arabia

If there was any question concerning Russia’s burgeoning engagement with ...

Qatar

Qatar Says No to Rapprochement with Syrian Regime

Largely due to the support Damascus that has received from key allies

Qatar

Scenarios for the Upcoming GCC Summit

The 2018 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit is taking place amidst a changing balance of...

Yemen

Changing Context Provides Conditions for De-Escalation in Yemen

Opportunities for peace between Yemen’s warring parties are higher than ever before...

Oman

Oman: Israel’s Door to the Muslim World?

On October 25, Israeli Prime Minister (PM) Benjamin Netanyahu became his nation’s third PM to...

Kuwait

Gulf Dispute: Weighing Kuwait and U.S. Mediation Efforts

In the aftermath of the Gulf Crisis, Kuwait and the United States have taken leading...

Oman

Oman’s Diplomacy Can End the Storm between the US and Iran

In the aftermath of the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive ...

KSA

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Citing the legendary influence of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela...

Turkish Economic Crisis and the Arab Gulf Economies

Over the last few days the Turkish economy has faced its worst economic...

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