Gulf

Moroccan Foreign Policy at the Crossroads
Moroccan Foreign Policy at the Crossroads

The Arab World is now split in two camps: those who support constitutional political processes, pluralism and inclusive...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jordan Silent Brother in Gulf Politics
Jordan: Silent Brother in Gulf Politics

For many years, Amman’s close alliance with Washington has heavily concealed many of the Hashemite Kingdom’s internal...

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Islam in the UAE s Foreign Policy
Islam in the UAE’s Foreign Policy

The UAE utilizes Islam to strengthen its regime’s legitimacy, compete with rival states’ visions for Islamic leadership,...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Why Arab Countries are Changing their Strategies Towards Syria
Why Arab Countries are Changing their Strategies Towards Syria

Many countries, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia perceive the post-war reconstruction of Syria as an opportunity to...

Friday, January 25, 2019

Qatar Leaving OPEC is More About Independence
Qatar Leaving OPEC is More About Independence

By leaving OPEC, Doha managed to highlight again the negative implications of the Saudi foreign policies since MBS rose to...

Monday, December 10, 2018

Yemen s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International
Yemen’s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International Community

The international community must put pressure on particularly Saudi Arabia and Iran as well as their local proxies to come...

Friday, November 16, 2018

Too Weak to Survive Too Big to Fail The Unknown
Too Weak to Survive, Too Big to Fail: The Unknown Future of the Sisi Regime in Egypt

It is obvious that the current Egyptian regime cannot follow an independent foreign policy. It is simply because the Sisi...

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Turkey s Election and Erdogan s Middle East Policy
Turkey’s Election and Erdogan’s Middle East Policy

Turkey is likely to become a more influential actor in the politics of the Middle East. It is therefore vital that Western...

Friday, June 29, 2018

The Rise of Mohammad bin Salman and the Dynamism in
The Rise of Mohammad bin Salman and the Dynamism in Saudi Foreign Policy

It is obvious that Mohammad bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia will continue to become an active and interventionist regional...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Turco-Qatari Military Buildup and its Regional Impact
Turco-Qatari Military Buildup and its Regional Impact

The Turco-Qatari military cooperation holds a great potential in countering the Saudi-Iranian rivalry in the Middle East...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Turkey the Gulf Crisis and Qatar s Economy
Turkey, the Gulf Crisis and Qatar’s Economy

Although a regional diplomatic crisis has plagued the Gulf in the past, the recent crisis has gone beyond a diplomatic one...

Friday, June 9, 2017

What is behind the Crisis in the Gulf
What is behind the Crisis in the Gulf?

Gulf states have been at the center of the world’s attention since the May 20 Riyadh Summit, where President Trump...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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