Mary Casey-Baker

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Qatar’s Dispute with Neighbors Reverberates in Yemen

On the surface, Yemen’s reaction to the Gulf crisis, in which Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain, along with Egypt, have broken diplomatic ties with Qatar, was rather straightforward: On June 5, Yemen’s internationally recognized government cut ties with Qatar, accusing the country of backing the Houthis and Yemen-based extremist groups.

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Saudi Students Welcome Vision 2030

This post is part of an AGSIW series on Saudi Vision 2030, a sweeping set of programs and reforms adopted by the Saudi government to be implemented by 2030.

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Ibish Presents on ISIL

AGSIW Senior Resident Scholar Hussein Ibish delivered a presentation on April 28 on “How Daesh is Surviving a War Against All” at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC at the event “Constructions of Terrorism” hosted by TRENDS Research & Advisory.

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UAE Security Forum 2016: Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

With the increasing revolution in information technology, cybersecurity joins defense and water, food, and energy security as a core national security imperative.

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Why Qatar is Hosting a Turkish Military Base

As the Ottoman and British empires engaged in one of the deadliest battles of World War I over the Dardanelles, they also confronted each other in Qatar.

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Iranian Elections: The Rise of the Pragmatists

On February 26 around 60 percent of the Iranian electoral body voted in elections for the Parliament and Assembly of Experts – the religious body composed of 88 clerics responsible for electing the new supreme leader.

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Testimony – The U.S. Role and Strategy in the Middle East: Yemen and the GCC Countries

On Tuesday, October 6, AGSIW Executive Vice President Ambassador Stephen Seche testified in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing on “The U.S.

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AGSIW Welcomes New Board Members

WASHINGTON, October 5, 2015 – The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW) is pleased to announce that H.E.

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Preparing for Peace: Challenges for Post-Conflict Resolution in Yemen

On September 22, AGSIW hosted a panel discussion on the prospects for a political solution to the conflict in Yemen and how to tackle reconciliation and reconstruction in a post-conflict scenario.