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September 13, 2021
French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan attend a meeting at the Quai d'Orsay in Paris, France, November 21, 2018. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)
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Upcoming Event
The European Union and Gulf Cooperation Council: A New Path for Cooperation?
Thursday September 23 | 9:00 - 10:30 am EDT

On September 23, AGSIW will host a discussion with Adel Abdel Ghafar, Hanaa Almoaibed, Silvia Colombo, and Omar Al-Ubaydli examining prospects and challenges for increased cooperation between the EU and Gulf countries. Emma Soubrier will moderate the discussion.
 Flowers are placed near a victim's name at the September 11 Memorial at Ground Zero in New York City, Sept. 8. (NDZ/STAR MAX/IPx)
Tremors from the 9/11 “Earthquake” Continue to Shape the Gulf and Relations With U.S.
  Hussein Ibish
اقرأ بالعربية

The 9/11 attacks reshaped Gulf Arab perceptions of terrorism and Islamism, of each other, and of strategic relations with Tehran and Washington.
With Taliban Takeover, Gulf States Maneuver in Afghanistan
  Umer Karim | 
اقرأ بالعربية

The reemergence of the Taliban is being treated cautiously in the broader Middle East. But the U.S. withdrawal may leave a unique political space for more engagement from the Gulf Arab states.
Eyes on U.S., Regional Concerns, UAE and Turkey Improve Ties
  Abdulaziz Kilani

There has been a dramatic uptick in movement from the UAE and Turkey toward restoring ties, but does the recent attempt at rapprochement have greater staying power than previous outreach efforts?
AGSIW in Arabic
  أعادت هجمات 11 سبتمبر/أيلول تشكيل مفاهيم دول الخليج العربية حول الإرهاب والإسلاموية، وحول العلاقات الاستراتيجية مع طهران وواشنطن، إضافة إلى علاقات دول الخليج بعضها ببعض
  يتم التعامل بحذر مع عودة ظهور طالبان في الشرق الأوسط الكبير. لكن الانسحاب الأمريكي قد يترك مساحة سياسية فريدة لمزيد من المشاركة من قبل دول الخليج العربية
Past Event
Iraq's October Elections: A Game Changer or More of the Same?

On September 7, AGSIW hosted a discussion with Munqith Dagher, Rahman Al-Jebouri, and Patricia Karam on Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections. Geneive Abdo moderated the discussion.
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