06 Dec

Security & Defense in the Gulf: Impending Regional and International Changes

RSVP and Save the Date It’s a photograph that now lives in infamy, a grainy shot of a smiling King Abdul Aziz sitting in a…

13 Nov

Religious Pluralism in the Gulf

When one thinks of the Arab Gulf, you could not be held at fault for associating the region with the religion of Islam. However, despite these associations, the Gulf region…

07 Nov

Congress and The Shaping of US Policy in the Gulf

Upcoming Save the Date! With each new Congress or presidential administration, new questions emerge regarding which aspects…

13 Sep

The War in Yemen: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Upcoming Event – Save the Date! Often mythologized as the birthplace of the, “the original Arabs,” a place called Yemen…

07 Jun

The U.S. & The Gulf Dispute: An Anniversary of Fragmentation, Division and Regional Disorder

Upcoming Event – Save the Date!   June 5th, 2018 will mark the first anniversary of the Gulf Crisis. The crisis appears to have reached an…

23 May

The Gulf and Israel: Practical Politics or True Alliances?

Have the winds of change storming the Middle East since 2011 created circumstances for an unprecedented rapprochement…

10 Apr

Is it a New Game in the Gulf? Prospects for Changing American Policy

There is a new foreign policy team in Washington. These new players in the Trump administration have inherited a series…

08 Mar

The Gulf and Syria Crisis: With or Without Assad?

On March 15th, the Middle East marks the 7th anniversary of the Syrian crisis, one of the worst armed conflicts and humanitarian…