U.S. – Gulf Policy

Qatar

Qatar’s Essential Diplomacy in the New Balance of Power

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visited Doha on February 21, where he met with Emir Sheikh...

GCC

Gulf States’ Perspectives on the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

On February 24, Russian forces launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine by land, air, and...

Qatar

“Major Non-NATO Ally”: What did Qatar Get in Washington?

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar’s emir, met with President Joe Biden at the White...

Qatar

Exploring Alternatives to Russian Natural Gas, Europe Looks to the Gulf

The ongoing tensions in Europe between Russia and Ukraine have contributed to an ongoing energy...

GCC

How Does the Ukraine Crisis Affect the Gulf?

As tensions continue to rise between Russia and Ukraine, and the U.S. and NATO have...

Iran

Iran’s Combative Diplomacy Continues in Vienna

After the withdrawal of the United States from the 2015 “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,”...

KSA

The Uncertain Future of U.S.-Saudi Energy Relations

The stability of global energy markets has long been a major factor in U.S. relations...

GCC

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Gulf: Unpredictability is not Policy

The buzz in Washington, DC Middle East think tanks and in Gulf capitals revolves, as...

Qatar

Qatar Eyes a Greater Regional Role in the Wake of the American Regional Dra...

As the United States scales back its commitments throughout the Middle East, its reliance on...

GCC

A Region in Flux: Lessons from the U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan and its...

The consequences of the Afghani conundrum for actors in the Middle East and Afghanistan’s environs...

Iran

Republicans Can Come Along for the Ride on JCPOA or Get Left Behind Again

President Biden’s foreign policy thus far has largely centered on damage control. Massaging relationships with...

KSA

The Old Saudi-US Relationship Is No More. What Next?

No one appeared to have grasped in the early days after Biden took his oath...

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