Politics & Governance

Kuwait

Kuwait, Balancer in the Gulf

Three decades ago, on August 2, 1990, the army of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein occupied...

GCC

COVID-19 Illuminates the Gulf’s Dilemma Between China and the US

Over the past few months as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)...

GCC

Gulf Rivalries Threaten Tunisian Democracy

Initially, Tunisia was the beacon of light in the fight for democracy following the 2011...

GCC

Turkey and the GCC States: Between a Foe and an Ally

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s institutional failure has largely resulted from its members lacking shared...

GCC

Social Media Clash: Is it the Third Gulf War?

As the world adapts to the new realities of the cyber revolution, almost all areas...

EU-GCC: Partnerships of Convenience

One characteristic shared today by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the European Union (EU)...

GCC

Tensions between Gulf States Destabilized Libya and Could Hamper Reconstruction

The significant and ongoing presence of various international actors in Libya could further intensify, despite...

KSA

Present and Potential Dynamics of China’s Energy Policy with Tehran and Riyadh

The continuation of sanctions and the reduction of Iran’s oil share in the world market...

GCC

No Crisis is an Island: How the GCC Crisis Shapes the War in Yemen

The popular analytical focus regarding cracks within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has primarily centered...

Iraq

To Assert Iraqi State Authority, New PM Challenges Iran Backed Militias

A few weeks after his appointment on May 7 as the Prime Minister of Iraq,...

GCC

Inequity and Inaccessibility: What COVID-19 Reveals about the Gulf Education Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp disruption to education all over the world, including in...

GCC

The Flurry of Female Appointments to GCC Judiciaries is Welcome but It’s Not Enough

Kuwait is poised to appoint the first three female judges in the nation’s history this...

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