Commentary

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...

UAE

The Eastern Mediterranean: The UAE’s New Frontier

Geopolitics

The Eastern Mediterranean has turned into a critical geopolitical space for the UAE’s efforts to...

Kuwait

Kuwaitis Once Again Revolt at the Ballot Box: But Will It Result in Change?

Politics & Governance

As Kuwaitis voted for their 16th parliament on December 5th they again sent one message...

Iraq

Iraq and its Multiple Crises: Is Baghdad at its Tipping Point?

Politics & Governance

Following the resignation of Abdul Mahdi’s government in November 2019, the Iraqi parliament voted in...

Yemen

Implications of U.S. Designation of Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organiza...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

With less than two months left in office, the Trump administration appears determined to take...

Iran

The Future of the U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign on Iran under Biden

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Aiming to force the Iranian regime to negotiate its regional policies, the United States withdrew...

UAE

Arms Sale in the Balance: Will the F-35 Fly in the UAE?

Defense & Security

The normalization of relations that President Trump brokered between Israel and two states, Bahrain and...

Iran

Biden Administration and Iran: The Way Forward

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was undoubtedly the Obama Administration’s foreign policy signature....

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