U.S. – Gulf Policy

Iran

BRICS Membership: Gulf States’ Strategic Pivot in Shifting Global Dynamic...

At a pivotal moment in global geopolitics, the “BRICS” group of emerging economies—Brazil, Russia, India,...

GCC

America’s Role in the Middle East: The View from the Gulf

Historically, the United States has played a major role in shaping the Middle East’s political...

KSA

Improving U.S.-Saudi Ties Should be a Priority

With the 2024 presidential election quickly approaching, candidates have already begun to examine America’s foreign...

Iran

Iran’s Military Alignment with Russia Increases the West’s Distrust

Since the Islamic Republic’s formation in 1979, Iran and the United States have consistently found...

GCC

The United States Learns Humility in the Gulf (And is Better Off For It)

In the 32 years since the termination of Operation Desert Storm, the United States has...

Iran

Sanctioning Iran Has Reached its Limits as a Policy Tool

Over the past decade, the imposition of comprehensive U.S. and multilateral sanctions remained the core...

KSA

Saudi-Israeli Relations No Longer Depend on Washington

There has been a growing consensus within the American foreign policy community that the route...

GCC

China’s Gulf Diplomacy and the Future of Taiwan

As tensions between China and the United States mount over Taiwan, Beijing has been actively...

Iran

Iranian Nuclear Program: Tough Choices for the United States

The future of Iran’s decades-old nuclear program is one of the most difficult foreign policy...

Iran

The Iran-Saudi Agreement is Not a Game Changer

The China-brokered agreement restoring relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, announced on March 10, is...

Iraq

Dictatorship Without a Dictator: Iraq 20 Years After the Invasion

Two decades after the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s statues in Baghdad and the dawn of...

KSA

Saudi Aramco’s U.S. Investments: A Win-Win Template for Bilateral Energy ...

In recent years, many countries in the Middle East region have concluded that their continued...

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