U.S. – Gulf Policy

Iran

U.S. Presidential Election and Iran Oil Export

The upcoming U.S. presidential election presents a major political challenge for Iran’s economy, especially its...

Iran

What is Going On Between Iran and the United States?

A situation someplace between shadowboxing and Guns of August. On the one hand, the Secretary of...

GCC

Challenging Scenarios for US-GCC Relations in the Wake of the Pandemic

The lasting consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Gulf countries will be shaped by...

Iran

Iran Advances its Security Objectives

Iran continues to advance its national security objectives despite the ongoing U.S. campaign of “maximum...

Iran

Iran’s Predicament: COVID-19, Economic Mismanagement, and Sanctions

COVID-19 presents a major threat to the global economy and the health of millions of...

GCC

COVID-19: Will it Make China Villain or Victor in the Gulf Region?

How does China emerge from the COVID-19 crisis having been pilloried as the source of...

Iran

U.S. Must Lift Sanctions and Help Iran Fight the Coronavirus

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, Iran is still one of the largest outbreaks...

GCC

The Gulf & Its Foreign Security Guarantors: Lessons from Past Withdrawals for America’s Impending Absence

President Trump has left little doubt that he would prefer to withdraw the American military...

GCC

How A Sanders Administration Could Redefine Pillars of U.S.- Gulf Relations: Defense, Security, and Petro-Diplomacy

If Sanders is president in 2021, the Gulf states should brace themselves for the United...

Iran

U.S. and Iran: 41 Years of Swinging between Engagement and Confrontation

Introduction Since the moment of the Islamic Republic’s inception 41 years ago, U.S. – Iran...

Oman

Pompeo Meets New Sultan of Oman

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Oman’s new leader Sultan Haitham bin Tariq in...

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