The Seas as the Next Frontier: Is Maritime Security in the Gulf a Flashpoint or Starting Point?

Upcoming Event

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event

UAE Security Forum 2019: Reshaping the Future of the Horn of Africa

For the fourth consecutive year, AGSIW will convene the UAE Security Forum, where U.S., UAE, and regional partners will gather to find creative solutions to some of the region’s most pressing challenges.

Past Events

An Assessment of U.S.-Saudi Relations with HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud

HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud provided his perspective on U.S.-Saudi relations and domestic and regional challenges facing the kingdom’s leadership.

Roundtable with H.E. Fuad Hussein, Finance Minister, Iraq

At this roundtable, part of AGSIW’s Iraq Initiative, H.E. Fuad Hussein discussed the wider government effort to rebuild the country after the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

Yemen at a Crossroads: Are New Conflict Dynamics Reshaping the Country’s Future?

AGSIW hosted a discussion on recent developments in Yemen's war and issues central to the future of the country.

Petro Diplomacy: Challenges to the Energy Transition in the Gulf Countries

For the fifth consecutive year, AGSIW convened its Petro Diplomacy conference, bringing together private and public sector stakeholders to discuss emerging trends in energy markets and regional politics.

Roundtable with Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment

Ahead of his participation at the United Nations 2019 Climate Action Summit, Al Zeyoudi discussed the various climate challenges facing the UAE and the region.

As Maximum Pressure and Maximum Resistance Max Out, Where's the Confrontation with Iran Headed?

AGSIW examines the ongoing tensions between the United States and Iran.

Cities and Belonging in the Gulf Arab States

On July 24, AGSIW hosted a panel discussion examining the growth of the modern Gulf Arab city.

Taking Stock of the UAE’s “Year of Tolerance”

AGSIW hosted a roundtable discussion with Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, chairman of Hedayah, the International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism; Maqsoud Kruse, executive director of Hedayah; and Yousef Al Obaidli, director-general of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center.

Downstream Horizons: What is the Future for Economic Diversification in Gulf Arab States?

This panel critically examined the current state of economic diversification initiatives in Gulf Arab states.

The Faceoff over U.S. Arms Sales to the Gulf: What Next?

On May 24, the Trump administration issued a national emergency declaration citing tensions with Iran to bypass congressional opposition to arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan.

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