The Dhow: A Weekly Newsletter from AGSIW 

Upcoming Event
DATE: Tuesday March 5
TIME: 12:30 – 2:00 pm
SPEAKERS: Samer Mosis, Jean-François Seznec, Rachel Ziemba
MODERATOR: Robert Mogielnicki
The Bridge blog
The return of U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s energy, banking, and shipping sectors is expected to put more pressure on the Iranian economy in 2019.
Millennial Gulf
With Saudi Arabia’s prolific work in online content creation and social media consumption, it is no surprise that Saudis are following the global trend in podcast creation.
AGSIW in Arabic

ليس من قبيل المبالغة القول إن الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية تقترب من مفترق طرق، مع إمكانية إعادة صياغة طبيعتها السياسية والاقتصادية والاجتماعية لعقود مقبلة، حالما يبدأ الأمريكيون بالتصويت لاختيار مرشحهم في الحزب الديمقراطي لمواجهة ترامب في سباق رئاسة جديد
اطلع على المزيد
In addition to original content, in Arabic is regularly updated with new Arabic translations of AGSIW's analysis. Recent translations include:
The U.S. and its allies have the power and wealth, but Tehran’s small coalition is better integrated and disciplined.
As the regime in Tehran celebrated the 40th anniversary of the revolution and establishment of the Islamic Republic, there was another terrorist attack on Iran’s periphery.
Past Event
Sean Foley, associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University, drew on his extensive research in southern Saudi Arabia to trace the rise of the Saudi contemporary artistic movement while explaining what it tells us about the kingdom’s society in the 21st century.
In the Media
Kristin Smith DiwanSpeaking with PRI, Senior Resident Scholar Kristin Smith Diwan discussed the Saudi government's focus on tourism within the kingdom.
Ambassador Stephen A. SecheAmbassador Stephen A. Seche, executive vice president, was hosted by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, where he delivered the public presentation "Unwinding Yemen’s War," met with international affairs fellows, and visited undergraduate classes.
HR & Office Administrator

Period: Full Time
Location: Washington, DC

Job Summary: The HR & Office Administrator serves in a dual role involving the full spectrum of both human resource management and office management responsibilities in support of the institute’s overall mission and objectives. The position is responsible for performing HR-related duties in the functional areas of benefit administration, employee relations, recruitment, onboarding, policy implementation, and employment-law compliance. The position is also responsible for administrative duties, IT management, vendor management, and facilities management.
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Program and Digital Media Intern

Period: Summer 2019
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline to Apply: March 1

Job Summary: The Internship Program at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington provides talented students and recent graduates with a semester-long training opportunity designed to encourage professional and personal development. We encourage out-of-the-box thinking and value fresh perspectives. Interns will receive a monthly stipend.
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