Commentary

Iran

Iran’s Energy Sector Needs Sanctions Relief and Foreign Investment

Energy & Environment

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the subsequent energy crisis it unleashed, have highlighted the...

KSA

Saudi-Turkish Normalization: More Complicated than Meets the Eye

Geopolitics

Since the beginning of 2020, the Middle East has experienced a broad detente and a...

GCC

The Ukraine Crisis: Long Term Implications and Opportunities for the GCC St...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

More than three months after the invasion of Ukraine, the energy policies of the GCC...

Iraq

The Egypt-Iraq-Jordan Partnership: Interests over Regional Rivalry

Geopolitics

Over the past three years, a trilateral strategic partnership has emerged between Egypt, Jordan, and...

GCC

Gulf States Take a Stand Against Islamophobia in India

Geopolitics

Since his accession to power in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and his Bharatiya...

Iran

Iran’s “Game of Drones” in the Middle East

Defense & Security

Amid mounting domestic unrest and ongoing diplomatic standoffs with regional states, Iran has devoted a...

Kuwait

Contextualizing Kuwait’s Political Crises

Politics & Governance

The current political crisis in Kuwait is nothing new. Indeed, the newest political deadlock is...

Iran

What “Realism” Often Misses: A Study of Iran and Qatar

Defense & Security

The Ukraine conflict, which entered its hundredth day last week, has major implications for all...

Oman

Understanding Oman’s Stance on the Ukraine War

Geopolitics

Oman’s moderate and inclusive foreign policy has given it a reputation as the “Switzerland of...

Iran

Iran Cannot Develop its Oil Sector Without Sanctions Relief

Energy & Environment

Thanks to a combination of Western animosity and Iran’s regional foreign policy, the country’s energy...

Iraq

Iraq’s Perennial Electricity Problem and its Implications for Social Stab...

Economy & Innovation

The growing social unrest we see in Iraq today can be directly linked to the...

Bahrain

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

Economy & Innovation

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

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