October 3, 2018

Holy Oil: Saudi Arabia’s Dependence Marks Slow Progress on Implementing Vision 2030 Reforms

Saudi Arabia’s integration into the world economic system arose with its discovery of its massive oil reserves and the volume of its oil production. It sits […]
August 15, 2018

Oman’s Imminent Succession Crisis: A Look into its Role in the Region

The name of the next Sultan is written on a piece of paper in the royal palace in Muscat. There is a second envelope in the […]
August 2, 2018

The Qatar 2022 World Cup – Labor Rights Abuses of Migrant Workers

On December 2, 2010, the global community was shocked at the announcement of the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar. With very little […]
July 12, 2018

Qatar’s Foreign Policy in Review

By Gaelle Tawk & Ramy Jabbour No one would expect a country with a size of just 11,586 sq km and 186 times smaller than its […]
May 9, 2018

Yemen Conflict: Analyzing the Requirement of a Potential Solution

Yemen is facing a unique confluence of crises. A continuous civil war and a set conflicts in the North, a secessionist movement in the South, a […]
March 12, 2018

Yemen’s Region of Al-Mahra at the intersection of Interests and Competitions

Al-Mahra province, in the eastern part of Yemen, has become a regional battleground for influence between the different actors in Yemen. Saudi Arabia has stepped up […]
December 9, 2017

اليمن ومشهد ما بعد علي عبدالله صالح

تسارعت الأحداث خلال الأيام الأخيرة في اليمن بعد أن شهدت الأشهر الماضية توتّرات ومناوشات بين مسلّحي “الحوثي” وجماعة الرئيس اليمني السابق علي عبد الله صالح. وقد […]
October 8, 2017

السعودية والعد العكسي لاعتلاء بن سلمان العرش الملكي

  بدأت تتّضح معالم المرحلة السياسة المقبلة في المملكة العربية السعودية خصوصاً من خلال تتبّع القرارات التي يتّخذها الملك سلمان أو من خلال تحرّكات نجله ولي […]
September 6, 2017

GPC Demonstration: An End for the Political Stalemate in Yemen?

A fragile alliance between Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and the Zaydi Houthi movement appears to be in danger of collapsing after accusations were traded […]
July 25, 2017

The Palace Coup at the Heart of the Regional Crisis

Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has surprised the world in the historical step of removing Prince Mohammed bin Nayef (MBN) from his position as the […]