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While some urge confrontation, powerful voices of reason emerge.
Iran's political factions appear to have their own distinct perceptions of the Trump administration’s Iran policy and try hard to take advantage of that policy in their factional struggle for power.

By Kate Dourian

The potential disappearance of some 1 million barrels per day of Iranian oil, the continued decline in Venezuela’s production, and other geopolitical disruptions make for a tight market that can ill afford any further losses.

By Jean-Loup Samaan

By investing politically and economically in the small states of the Indian Ocean, both on its African and Asian shores, Gulf Arab states are positioning themselves as pivotal actors in the region.
AGSIW in Arabic
يقول ترامب إنه لا يسعى إلى إشعال حرب مع إيران، ولكن التطورات الأخيرة تهدد باندلاع مواجهة عسكرية، حتى وإن كانت غير مقصودة
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Farewell Reception for Ambassador Wahba
Ambassador Frank G. Wisner and Ambassador Marcelle M. WahbaOn April 26, AGSIW hosted a farewell reception for the institute's founding president Ambassador Marcelle M. Wahba. Ambassadors Frank G. Wisner, Stephen A. Seche, and Wahba made remarks during the reception.
In the Media
Robert MogielnickiFor Reuters, Resident Scholar Robert Mogielnicki commented on the dependence of Gulf free zones on access to maritime routes.
Robert Mogielnicki speaking at DerasatResident Scholar Robert Mogielnicki presented on “Artificial Intelligence in the Gulf Arab States: Future Prospects and Potential Challenges” at Derasat, the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies. Mogielnicki’s presentation was covered by Delmon Post and other Gulf media outlets.

Mogielnicki additionally participated in the 5th China and The Middle East and North Africa Conference at Shanghai University, where he presented his paper, “The Dubai Silk Road Strategy: China’s Evolving Role in the UAE’s Economic Development.”
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