Commentary

Making Sense of Qatar’s Military Buildup...

Defense & Security

In terms of geography and demography, Qatar is considered a small state, especially in comparison...

Will the Gulf be Caught Up in a Nuclear Arms Race?

Defense & Security

The release of the Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Role in London’s Return East of Suez

Defense & Security

This month’s news about the United Kingdom’s (UK) consideration of a permanent military base...

United Arab Emirates’ VAT is Not on Track

Economy & Innovation

As the government seeks to raise revenue from VAT, the implementation has been slow and...

GCC and Russia beyond Syria

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Since 2011, discussions of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-Russia relations have been dominated by their diverging...

Yemen

The Saudi-UAE Alliance Faces its Yemeni Stress Test

Defense & Security

In recent years, the foreign policies of Gulf states, especially Saudi Arabia...

Will Regional Isolation Make Qatar More Democratic?

Politics & Governance

The Saudi-led blockade can lead Qatar to pursue ambitions it had previously suppressed...

Kuwait and Oman’s Stakes in the GCC’s Survival

Geopolitics

As the Kuwaiti Emir recently warned, failure to resolve Gulf crisis could unravel the...

Will the GCC Survive the Gulf Crisis?

Geopolitics

Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Bahrain’s unprecedented action against Qatar created an increasingly complicated geopolitical environment...

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