Commentary

Yemen

Designating Houthis as an FTO: A Minefield Kills Innocent People

U.S. – Gulf Policy

One day before the inauguration of President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

GCC

Yemen to Reap the Fruits of GCC’s Reconciliation 

Geopolitics

After three and a half years, the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) recent Al-Ula summit in...

GCC

GCC States Elusive Reconciliation: Rifts Continue for a Third Crisis

Politics & Governance

This month’s Gulf Arab summit—also known as the “Sultan Qaboos bin Said and Sheikh Sabah...

Oman

Are We Witnessing an Institutional Shakeup in Oman?

Politics & Governance

A year has passed since Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said acceded to power in...

Iran

Let the Turbines Spin: Iran’s Opportunity to Combat Climate Change

Economy & Innovation

The cold season is upon Iran and air pollution levels are on the rise yet...

GCC

What the Al-Ula GCC Summit Has (and Has Not) Accomplished

Geopolitics

Did Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s embrace of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid...

GCC

Prospects of Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the 41st GCC Summit

Geopolitics

GCC Leaders Echo Political Will to Resolve the Rift but Reconciliation Remains Elusive Dr. Dania...

GCC

Gulf States Embolden Morocco as Temperatures Rise in Western Sahara

Geopolitics

December 2020 will be remembered as a watershed month for US-Morocco relations. President Donald Trump...

GCC

The Geopolitical Implications of America’s Presidential Transition on the...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

In the final weeks of the Trump administration in Washington, the President is still fighting...

UAE

The UAE Struggle for Turkish Containment: Is it Time for a New Approach?

Geopolitics

Since the United Arab Emirates normalized diplomatic relations with Israel on August 13, tensions between...

KSA

Houthis Raise the Ante as Riyadh Struggles to Disengage from Yemen’s ...

Defense & Security

Two weeks ago, a Reuters report indicated that Saudi Arabia would sign a UN proposal...

Kuwait

Borrowing Time: Structural Challenges to Kuwait’s Economy after COVID-19 ...

Economy & Innovation

Kuwait continues to deal with the consequences of low oil prices, an ongoing pandemic, and...

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