Commentary

GCC

Tensions between Gulf States Destabilized Libya and Could Hamper Reconstruction

Defense & Security

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

Politics & Governance

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

Defense & Security

The popular analytical focus regarding cracks within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has primarily centered...

GCC

Inequity and Inaccessibility: What COVID-19 Reveals about the Gulf Education Systems

Politics & Governance

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp disruption to education all over the world, including in...

Kuwait

The Crisis of the Era: Economic Decline in Kuwait

Economy & Innovation

Dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic over the next few years is going...

GCC

The Flurry of Female Appointments to GCC Judiciaries is Welcome but It’s Not Enough

Politics & Governance

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

Defense & Security

On June 2, Saudi Arabia co-hosted an international donors conference with the United Nations to...

Qatar

Changing Energy Market Poses Threat to Qatar’s Dominance

Energy & Diversification

With rising competition and innovation in the global energy sector, major gas producers across the...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Media Landscape Needs Structural and Social Reform

Politics & Governance

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

Politics & Governance

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

GCC

Facing Crisis Amidst a Rift, the GCC Must Unite

Defense & Security

The Gulf crisis ⁠— which I have chosen to call “the rift” to avoid the...

GCC

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

Politics & Governance

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

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