Politics & Governance

Iran

This is What Comes After Raisi’s Election

The recent presidential election in Iran, characterized by low turnout and accusations of rigging, sets...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Lost Constitution: A Struggle Between Corruption and Rights

Today, twenty-one years into the twenty-first century, 40 years after the formation of the Gulf...

Iran

Raisi’s Presidency: An Inimical Sign for Iran and the Middle East

When a country’s autocratic leader changes, the process of selecting a new leader can bring...

GCC

America Could Make the GCC Reform, If It Wanted to

For much of the modern history of the Gulf, the Arab states of the region...

Iran

Iran’s Presidential Elections: A Litmus Test and a Legitimacy Crisis

The Islamic Republic of Iran is gearing up to hold another controversial election on June...

Kuwait

Opposition Unity Can Reshape Kuwait

Those who follow the public affairs of the Arab world and its uncertain path toward...

Yemen

To Avert a Theocracy in Yemen, the Houthis Must Be Stopped

Seven years after the onset of the civil war in Yemen, the country is at...

Kuwait

Kuwait is Not a European Democracy

Kuwait’s political situation is in crisis. The political unrest that currently grips the country is...

Iraq

Corruption and Illicit Trade are Ravaging Iraq’s Borders

As Iraq continues to experience sociopolitical strife and economic struggles, there remains a growing urgency...

Kuwait

Is Democracy Dying in Kuwait?

Kuwait’s current political unrest is a topic of interest across the Middle East – both...

Iran

Iran’s Nuclear Program Might Not Be Worth the Cost

The progress of Iran’s nuclear program over the past five years has been difficult for...

UAE

The Pandemic Further Consolidates Abu Dhabi’s Supremacy within the UAE

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be igniting a new kind of competition...

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