Commentary

Yemen

How the Houthis Have Taken Advantage of Biden’s Yemen Policy

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Given Biden’s decision that the United States would end its support for the Saudi-led coalition’s...

Qatar

A Rising Role: Qatar and its Competition in the Global Helium Market

Energy Policy

Thanks to Qatar’s increased production of helium and massive reserves in the North Dome field,...

Iran

The Regional Implications of Iran Nuclear Talks

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Iran’s position is that it will not agree to any compulsory limitations on its regional...

Iran

Biden and Iran: Back to 2015?

U.S. – Gulf Policy

There are, broadly speaking, two schools of thought in the Gulf. The first was supportive...

Yemen

To End the War in Yemen, Stop the Battle for Ma’rib

Defense & Security

The new U.S. mediator will have to focus on an immediate ceasefire in Ma’rib to...

Kuwait

Firing at the Wrong Target: A Losing Game for Kuwait’s Opposition

Politics & Governance

The resignation of the Kuwaiti cabinet and the election of the new parliament has produced...

Iraq

China’s Unsuccessful Swoop Into the Iraqi Oil Sector: (Not) the End of th...

Energy Policy

COVID-19 and collapsed oil prices have dealt a severe blow to Iraq’s economy, where approximately...

Iran

Biden’s Iran Negotiations: How to Win a Zero-Sum Game

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Over the past few weeks, the prospect of resuming negotiations between Iran and the United...

GCC

The Iran Nuclear Deal: American-Iranian Dialogue and the GCC

U.S. – Gulf Policy

In November 2020, only days before he was elected President of the United States, then-candidate...

KSA

Will Riyadh’s Newest Economic Project Save the Saudi Economy?

Economy & Innovation

2020 has been a difficult year for the Gulf. All members of the Gulf Cooperation...

Yemen

Making Sense of the Southern Transitional Council’s Latest Visit to Russi...

Geopolitics

Formed under Emirati patronage in 2017, the Southern Transitional Council (STC) is Yemen’s dominant southern...

Qatar

Qatari-Turkish Relations in the Post-Blockade Era

Economy & Innovation

Walking through Doha, one cannot help but notice the increasing presence of Turkish nationals and...

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