Politics & Governance

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...

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...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Media Landscape Needs Structural and Social Reform

It is an open secret that in the Gulf states, journalism does not fulfill its...

GCC

Deadlock in Resolving the GCC Crisis: The Black Swan that Didn’t Fly

For its third year, the blockade of Qatar –which Doha has labeled the Gulf Crisis...

GCC

GCC States’ Security As the Council Turns into A Failed Institution

Ever since the birth of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in 1981, motivated by the...

GCC

Gulf Crisis’ Third Anniversary: Obstacles of Security and Stability in a Divided GCC

A few days before the Gulf crisis’ third anniversary, the Forum asked six experts their...

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