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May 2, 2022
 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps members stand in front of a Shahab-3 missile displayed during the annual Jerusalem Day rally, Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 29. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
AP Photo/Vahid Salemi
The Impact of the Ukraine War on Missile Diplomacy in the Middle East
  Hanna Notte

Russian equivocation, U.S. distraction, and Gulf Arab states’ reliance on deterrence and defense will likely undermine prospects for addressing regional missile proliferation through diplomacy.
Yemen’s Presidential Council Launches a New Era
  Maysaa Shuja al-Deen

Whether the truce holds or not, Yemen’s conflict is moving into a new phase, with its own troubling issues.
Ramadan Series Tackle Women’s Issues and Religion
  Eman Alhussein

Ramadan has always been an opportunity to introduce new ideas to nudge viewers’ reactions; this year’s series are generating much-needed discussion on women’s issues.
Pressure Mounts to Form Iraqi Government
  Yerevan Saeed

Iraq’s government formation drama might continue, but public pressure could force rival parties to reach a deal after Ramadan.
  هذا التطور في الموقف الأميركي جاء بعد نجاح إدارة بايدن في تشكيل وقيادة جبهة عريضة من الدول تشمل أميركا الشمالية ودول حلف الناتو في أوروبا، وتصل إلى الشرق الأقصى
  تمتعت الإمارات والولايات المتحدة بعلاقة ثابتة وقوية لفترة طويلة، لكن تلك العلاقة تخضع حاليا لاختبار تحمل الضغوط
A New “Founding Day” and the Transformation of Saudi Society

AGSIW hosted a discussion with Sultan Alamer, Eman Alhussein, and Hassan Hassan examining the establishment of Saudi Arabia's new national narrative. Krisitn Smith Diwan moderated the discussion.
A Conversation With Tim Lenderking

AGSIW hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with Tim Lenderking, the U.S. special envoy for Yemen. 
A Conversation With Athol Yates

AGSIW hosted a roundtable discussion with Athol Yates, a professor at the Institute for International and Civil Security at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi.
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