Qatar Enacts Favorable Immigration Laws

Qatar recently announced a series of reforms related to the legal status of the countless expatriates who live and work in the country. In...

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair: A Rare Glimpse of a United Congress

Introduction To say that Washington D.C. and the United States as a whole are divided on political and partisan lines does not seem to...

Gulf Dispute: Weighing Kuwait and U.S. Mediation Efforts

In the aftermath of the Gulf Crisis, Kuwait and the United States have taken leading roles in conducting mediation efforts between Qatar and...

Oman’s Diplomacy Can End the Storm between the US and Iran

In the aftermath of the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iranian...

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Citing the legendary influence of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela...

Turkish Economic Crisis and the Arab Gulf Economies

Over the last few days the Turkish economy has faced its worst economic crisis in decades. The situation is jarring, given that just a...

60 years after Iraq’s 1958 July 14 Revolution

The black, white, and green tricolor flag emblazoned with the eight-point red star of Ishtar fluttered amongst the marchers. The flags waved...

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

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

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

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

Civil Unrest Complicates New Government Formation in Iraq

Protests that started in the southern Iraqi city of Basra have since expanded into at least five governorates, igniting a political crisis...

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

Undertaking efforts to diversify their economies away from a reliance on oil, and in response to a recent decrease in oil prices, the GCC...

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

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