Two old regional partners forge ahead with renewed diplomatic, economic, and security ties, putting frictions related to Qatar boycott in the rearview mirror.
Sinem Cengiz is a research assistant at the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University and a non-resident fellow at Gulf International Forum. She is a Turkish researcher with a focus on Gulf affairs and Turkey’s relations with the broader Middle East. She is a regular columnist for Arab News and the author of the book Turkish-Saudi Relations: Cooperation and Competition in the Middle East. Cengiz was born and raised in Kuwait and is currently based in Doha.