AGSIW hosted Raghida Dergham, founder and executive chairman of the Beirut Institute, and Andrew Peek, deputy assistant secretary of state for Iraq and Iran in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, to analyze developments in U.S. Middle East policy.
AGSIW hosted a briefing on arms sales to Saudi Arabia with DB Des Roches, an associate professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Security Studies at the National Defense University.
For its fourth consecutive year, AGSIW convened its Petro Diplomacy conference to discuss how changes in technology, fiscal priorities, and opportunities for growth continue to alter the relationship between politics and energy for the region and beyond.
Saudi filmmakers Meshal Al Jaser and Ali Al Sumayin joined Kristin Smith Diwan to talk about and screen their work, and discuss how social media and other new technologies are influencing the future of film and media production in the Gulf.
On September 26, Ali Alfoneh, Bessma Momani, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, and moderator Hussein Ibish discussed the Trump administration's reimposition of sanctions on Iran.
Roundtable with Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg, GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political and Negotiation Affairs
One year after U.S. President Donald J. Trump's landmark visit to Saudi Arabia, is another U.S.-GCC summit on the horizon?
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf’s largest economies, have forged a deeper alliance in recent years, and have joined forces to pursue increasingly assertive foreign policies.
Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More