Politics & Governance

Kuwait

The Elephant in the Room: Kuwait’s Labor Crisis

With the passing of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Kuwait has entered a period of uncertainty...

Kuwait

The Gulf Region has Lost its Greatest Mediator

The passing of Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah closes a dramatic and historic chapter...

GCC

The COVID19 Created Opportunities for Re-engagement within the GCC

Three years after the start of a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation...

GCC

Water in the Gulf: A Desperate Call for New Solutions to an Old Problem

The greatest challenge facing the Gulf region is not related to regional politics and security....

GCC

Targeting Academia in the Gulf Region

Over the past few years, authorities in the Middle East and particularly in the Gulf...

Iraq

An Evolving Iraqi National Identity Emerges

Since Baghdad announced the defeat of ISIS three years ago, Iraqis have been forming a...

Kuwait

Kuwait, Balancer in the Gulf

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

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...

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...

Yemen

Performative Humanitarianism: Saudi’s Aid Diplomacy in Yemen

On June 2, Saudi Arabia co-hosted an international donors conference with the United Nations to...

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