Commentary

Disingenuous or Not: Reforms in the Gulf Still Offer Opportunities for Women

Society

While the virtuousness of the underlying reasoning is up for debate, the last ...

Reconceptualizing Trade Relations: Brexit and the GCC

Economy & Innovation

Tapping into Prime Minister Theresa May’s promise of a post-Brexit “truly global ...

Iran

Gulf States Split on Iran

Geopolitics

The Trump Administration’s strategy to contain Iran’s regional influence is seemingly predicated on unity among...

KSA

Investing in Saudi Arabia’s NIDLP

Economy & Innovation

With the widespread outrage following the Khashoggi case, the imprisonment of human rights activists in...

KSA

Balancing Regional Rivalries: Russia and Saudi Arabia

Geopolitics

If there was any question concerning Russia’s burgeoning engagement with ...

Did Pompeo’s Visit Reassure GCC Rivals?

U.S. – Gulf Policy

In January 2019, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo visited the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states,...

Qatar

Qatar Says No to Rapprochement with Syrian Regime

Geopolitics

Largely due to the support Damascus that has received from key allies

UAE

UAE-India Currency Swap: Another Step Toward Asian Markets

Economy & Innovation

The UAE’s steady progress in developing the financial infrastructure needed to better facilitate international financial...

Iran

History and Growth of the Iran – Hezbollah Axis

Defense & Security

The 35-year relationship between Iran and the Lebanese branch of Hezbollah has ...

How will Artificial Intelligence shape the future of Gulf Arab states?

Economy & Innovation

According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, emerging Artificial ...

Evolution of U.S.-GCC Defense Cooperation

Defense & Security

U.S. defense ties to the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait,...

Oman

Oman: Israel’s Door to the Muslim World?

Geopolitics

On October 25, Israeli Prime Minister (PM) Benjamin Netanyahu became his nation’s third PM to...

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