Kuwaiti Efforts to Help Stabilize Iraq

Oct 13, 2020

Iraq faces many domestic and regional challenges. Of all six Gulf Cooperation Council member states, Kuwait is arguably the most concerned about instability in Iraq.

The Unique Opportunity for Innovation in the Gulf

Jul 03, 2020

In Gulf Cooperation Council states, governments, companies and societies must adapt to new models as the world transforms and further digitizes.

Has the Gulf Cooperation Council Failed?

Jun 25, 2020

The concept of the Gulf Cooperation Council as a necessary sub-regional institution is coming into question.

Welcome to the New Middle East

Nov 06, 2019

The fallout from the September attack on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facilities is continuing to reverberate throughout the Middle East, sidelining old enmities — sometimes for new ones — and re-drawing traditional alliances. While Turkey’s recent invasion of northern Syria is...

Enemies with Benefits: How Israel and Gulf Monarchies Work Together

Amid public pressure, ties between Israel and Gulf monarchies will have to be limited to informal meetings, public denials, middlemen and foreign subsidiary companies. In 1967, when asked “what sequence of events you would like to see now in the Middle East?” Saudi King Faisal bin Abdulaziz...

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