Commentary

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 ...

Geopolitics

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

Yemen

A Battle of Hearts and Minds: The Growing Media Footprint of Yemen’s Hout...

Defense & Security

Some videos in this commentary include content that the reader may find offensive or disturbing....

Iran

Challenges Facing Iran in Natural Gas Exports During the Post-Coronavirus E...

Energy Policy

The global gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is currently witnessing an increase in...

Yemen

Yemenis Are Left Alone to Face COVID19

Politics & Governance

Across the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has tested the ability of governments to react to...

GCC

How GCC States are Responding to COVID-19 Supply Shocks

Politics & Governance

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are situated in some of the world’s most inhospitable...

Yemen

The Viability of a Southern State in Yemen

Politics & Governance

The sentiment for an independent state is strong and widespread in the south of Yemen....

GCC

COVID19 Illuminates Gap in Addressing Gender Violence in the Gulf

Society

The “social distancing” prompted by the pandemic can be seen as a massive psychological experiment,...

KSA

Saudi Arabia’s Declared Price War Strains Ties with Old and New Partners

Energy Policy

Saudi Arabia finds itself in the unenviable position of trying to maximize its oil revenues...

Iran

What is Going On Between Iran and the United States?

Defense & Security

A situation someplace between shadowboxing and Guns of August. On the one hand, the Secretary of...

GCC

Innovation is Born out of Crisis: The GCC Must Capitalize on this Moment

Economy & Innovation

Joseph Schumpeter argued that the entrepreneur generates “creative destruction” as innovation causes modes of thought,...

GCC

Challenging Scenarios for US-GCC Relations in the Wake of the Pandemic

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The lasting consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Gulf countries will be shaped by...

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