Policy Focus

KSA

Saudi Aramco’s IPO: Challenges Facing the Kingdom’s Crown Jewel

Energy Policy

Long-awaited finite details of what will be the largest initial public offering (IPO) in history...

Yemen

Yemen Crisis: Relevance of STC Poses New Questions for Congressional Action

U.S. – Gulf Policy

When the 116th Congress left Washington D.C. in observance of the August 2019 recess, the...

KSA

New Allies, Antagonists and Realities: The Future of OPEC

Energy Policy

This month, OPEC and its allies (commonly referred to as OPEC+) agreed to extend a...

Iraq

Between Sanctions & Survival: Iraqi Sovereignty amidst U.S.–Iranian Competition

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Iraq has recently made ample evidence of the careful balancing act it must pursue between...

Candidate(s) Briefing: The Gulf & the First Democratic Debates

U.S. – Gulf Policy

While conventional political wisdom dictates that foreign policy is one of the last considerations voters...

KSA

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on the Same Page in Regards ...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an...

GCC

Two Years In and the Gulf Crisis Remains at a Standstill

Geopolitics

As we reflect on the Gulf crisis’s fast-approaching second anniversary, it is indisputable that the...

Candidate Briefing: What a Joe Biden Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Following much speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden has impactfully jumped into the Presidential race.

Is Post Al-Bashir Sudan a New Arena for Gulf Rivalry?

Geopolitics

Exactly eight years since Arab Spring protestors first forced the deposition of ...

Algeria’s Changing Status: A Complicated State for Gulf Influence

Geopolitics

Eights years ago, the Arab Spring swept across the Middle East and North Africa...

KSA

Arizona, Arabia, Alfalfa: Gulf Agricultural Industry Sparks a Conversation ...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Separated by roughly eighty-one-hundred miles of land and ocean, the initially ...

Candidate Briefing: What a Jay Inslee Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Washington state’s Jay Inslee (D-WA) became the first Governor to join the ever-growing...

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