Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event

The Future of Renewable and Low Carbon Energy in the Middle East and North Africa

On Wednesday May 19, AGSIW will host a discussion on the transition to alternative energy sources in the Middle East and North Africa.

Past Events

The Transformation of Abu Dhabi's Oil Industry

Ben Cahill discussed the fundamental shift in Abu Dhabi's oil policy since 2016.

Roundtable with Ambassador Leslie M. Tsou, U.S. Ambassador to Oman

As part of its Ambassadors Series, AGSIW hosted a discussion with Ambassador Leslie M. Tsou, U.S. ambassador to Oman.

Briefing on the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

AGSIW hosted a media briefing with Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman on the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue.

Developments in Qatar and Kuwait

On April 6, AGSIW hosted a dial-in briefing on recent developments in Qatar and Kuwait.

A Conversation with H.E. Dr. Mohamed bin Mubarak Bin Daina, Special Envoy for Climate Affairs, Bahrain

On March 25, AGSIW hosted a conversation with H.E. Dr. Mohamed bin Mubarak Bin Daina to discuss climate-related challenges facing Bahrain and how the kingdom is mitigating these challenges.

The Arab Gulf's Pivot to Asia: From Transactional to Strategic Partnerships

On March 17, AGSIW hosted a discussion on strategic relations between the countries of the Gulf and Asia.

A Conversation with H.E. Motaz Zahran, Ambassador of Egypt to the United States

As part of AGSIW’s Ambassadors Series, Ambassador Motaz Zahran discussed a range of domestic and international issues impacting Egypt, including relations with the United States and the Gulf Arab states.

In Crucial Election Year for Iraq, Could the Protest Movement Tip the Scale? 

On Wednesday March 3, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining the potential impact of youth protests on elections in Iraq.

Escaping a Zero-Sum Struggle Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

On February 26, AGSIW hosted a conversation with Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian and Abdulaziz Al Sager.

The Evolution of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates

AGSIW hosted Athol Yates for a discussion of his book exploring the history of the UAE’s armed forces.

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