Commentary

KSA

Present and Potential Dynamics of China’s Energy Policy with Tehran and Riyadh

Energy Policy

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

Society

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 Policy

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

Geopolitics

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

Geopolitics

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

Defense & Security

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

GCC

Gulf Crisis’ Third Anniversary: Obstacles of Security and Stability in a Divided GCC

Geopolitics

A few days before the Gulf crisis’ third anniversary, the Forum asked six experts their...

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