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The Dhow
April 4, 2022
Somali workers unload medical equipment from a Qatari military plane to help in containing the spread of the coronavirus, at the Aden Abdulle International Airport, Mogadishu, Somalia, May 16, 2020. (REUTERS/Feisal Omar)
REUTERS/Feisal Omar
Upcoming Event
Book Launch – The Gulf States and the Horn of Africa: Interests, Influences and Instability
Thursday April 7 | 10:00 - 11:30 am EDT

On Thursday April 7, AGSIW will host a discussion with Umer Karim, Simon Mabon, and Karen E. Young examining the complex interactions between the Gulf Arab states and the countries of the Horn of Africa. Robert Mason will moderate the discussion.
 A view of a petrochemical complex in the South Pars gas field in Asalouyeh, Iran, Nov. 19, 2015 (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi
Could Iran Replace Russian Oil and Gas?
  Robin Mills |
اقرأ بالعربية

A revived nuclear deal with Iran would untangle some energy knots while tightening others.
The Ramadan Cease-Fire in Yemen
  Gregory D. Johnsen

An agreement is likely still a long way off in Yemen, but at least some of the parties are starting to talk, listen, and, ever so slowly, compromise.
  أردوغان يتعامل بحذر كبير مع نزاع عسكري خطير بين جاريه على ضفاف البحر الأسود، ولكنه يرى في هذا النزاع فرصة، ربما تاريخية، له لتأكيد الدور القيادي لتركيا في منطقتها الجغرافية
  سوف يعمل إحياء الاتفاق النووي مع إيران على حل بعض التعقيدات في سوق الطاقة في حين سيعمل على تشديد تعقيدات أخرى
Past Events
Climate Commitments: Less Reason for the Arab Region to Cop Out?

On March 29, AGSIW and the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute co-hosted a panel discussion with Karim Elgendy and Aisha Al-Sarihi examining the Arab region's positions on climate change. Clemens Chay moderated the discussion.
Tending the U.S.-UAE Relationship in a Multipolar World

On March 23 in Abu Dhabi, Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy and AGSIW co-hosted a panel discussion with Mohammed Baharoon, Ambassador William Roebuck, and Ambassador C. David Welch on U.S.-UAE relations. Jassim Al Hosani moderated the discussion.
The Role of the Business Community in U.S.-UAE Relations

On March 23 in Abu Dhabi, AmCham Abu Dhabi and AGSIW hosted a briefing on the role of the U.S. business community within the wider U.S.-UAE relationship.
In the Media
  • The World: In an interview, Hussein Ibish discussed Arab foreign ministers' visit to Israel and the implications for regional stability.
  • Foreign Policy: Ibish commented on the United States' declining influence in Israel and Gulf Arab states.
  • Arabi 21: Kristin Smith Diwan addressed the reaction of Saudi leaders to Houthi attacks on the kingdom and the pressure on oil markets.
  • Arab News: Robert Mogielnicki discussed the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its effects on Turkey’s real estate sector and economy.
  • The National Interest: Ibish commented on the Biden administration's designation of Qatar as a major non-Nato ally.
  • Ici Beyrouth: Ambassador William Roebuck discussed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's visit to the UAE and the potential for normalizing relations.
  • On April 1, AGSIW hosted a delegation from AmCham Egypt for a conversation on Egypt-Gulf-U.S. relations.
  • World Affairs Council: Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman gave a lecture on the Biden administration's foreign policy in the Middle East.
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