Commentary

Iran

Iran’s Electric Grid is Falling Apart

Energy & Environment

Global warming and climate change have directly impacted energy consumption in many countries. Due to...

Kuwait

Opposition Unity Can Reshape Kuwait

Politics & Governance

Those who follow the public affairs of the Arab world and its uncertain path toward...

KSA

Saudi-Syrian Rapprochement Comes with Risks and Rewards

Geopolitics

The recent meetings in Damascus between Saudi and Syrian officials to discuss the renormalization of...

Yemen

To Avert a Theocracy in Yemen, the Houthis Must Be Stopped

Politics & Governance

Seven years after the onset of the civil war in Yemen, the country is at...

Qatar

The Qatari-Emirati Strategic Contest in the Horn of Africa

Geopolitics

The ‘Ever Given’ incident that blocked navigation in the Suez Canal for over a week...

KSA

A Relationship in Flux: Can Turkey and Saudi Arabia Stabilize Relations?

Geopolitics

Over the last few weeks, there have been attempts among regional powers in the Middle...

KSA

Contextualizing the Russia-KSA Oil Deal: Can it Last?

Energy & Environment

The interim between late 2020 and early 2021 has witnessed new developments in bilateral ties...

Iran

Republicans Can Come Along for the Ride on JCPOA or Get Left Behind Again

U.S. – Gulf Policy

President Biden’s foreign policy thus far has largely centered on damage control. Massaging relationships with...

Kuwait

Kuwait is Not a European Democracy

Politics & Governance

Kuwait’s political situation is in crisis. The political unrest that currently grips the country is...

GCC

 Femicide: Regrettably, A Justifiable Crime in the GCC 

Society & Culture

On April 20th, 2021 a gruesome murder shook Kuwait and the shock quickly reverberated among...

Iran

What to Make of the Iran-China Deal

Geopolitics

It was announced on March 27 2021 that China and Iran had signed a 25-year...

Iraq

Corruption and Illicit Trade are Ravaging Iraq’s Borders

Politics & Governance

As Iraq continues to experience sociopolitical strife and economic struggles, there remains a growing urgency...

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