Policy Focus

KSA

Unexpected Diplomatic Crisis between Saudi Arabia and Canada over Human Rig...

Geopolitics

On Monday Saudi Arabia abruptly announced a freeze of all trade and economic...

Yemen

Hodeidah Battle’s Regional Extension: A New Complication to Peace in Yeme...

Geopolitics

After over a month of ruinous fighting for Yemen’s vital Hodeidah seaport...

Iraq

Civil Unrest Complicates New Government Formation in Iraq

Politics & Governance

Protests that started in the southern Iraqi city of Basra have since expanded...

Review of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s Efforts to Introduce a Value...

Economy & Innovation

Undertaking efforts to diversify their economies away from a reliance on oil, and in response...

Closing the Strait of Hormuz: Empty Threat or Imminent Reality?

Energy & Environment

The repercussions of the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the JCPOA and re-impose economic...

Implications of Erdogan’s Presidential Win on the Gulf Region

Geopolitics

Today, Turkey’s incumbent President Recep Tayyib Erdogan was sworn in as the ...

Saudi-Iranian OPEC Compromise Brings Hope for Lower Oil Prices

Energy & Environment

Last Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Saudi King Salman to boost ...

KSA

AQAP Exploits Social Tensions In a Changing Saudi Arabia

Politics & Governance

On May 31, 2018, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a regional Al-Qaeda...

Yemen

Hodeidah can be Crossroads for the War in Yemen

Defense & Security

UAE-backed Yemeni forces led by Tariq Saleh, nephew of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh,...

Iran

If the Iran Deal is Over, What’s Next for the Gulf?

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Recently, President Trump announced that the US will be withdrawing from...

Iraq

Kuwait International Conference

Politics & Governance

Iraq must have a transparent budget for the reconstruction process...

Iran

New Dynamics: Egypt, Iran and the GCC...

Geopolitics

Oman rejected the Arab consensus and considered the agreement one...

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