The Dhow: A Weekly Newsletter from AGSIW

Upcoming Event

DATE: Sunday December 9
TIME: 8:00 am

For the third consecutive year, AGSIW will convene the UAE Security Forum, where U.S., UAE, and regional partners will gather to find creative solutions to some of the region’s most pressing challenges. For more information, visit
Millennial Gulf
Saudi chef Almaha AldossariAlmaha Aldossari: A Chef’s Journey to Veganism
Known on social media as “The Bedouin Vegan,” Almaha Aldossari presents the vegan philosophy to her followers as both a global idea and part of Saudi identity.
AGSIW in Arabic
لا يصعب تخيل سيناريو اندلاع مواجهة حقيقية بين إدارة ترامب ومجلس النواب الديمقراطي لتحديد مستقبل العلاقة مع الحليف السعودي، خصوصا بعد تقرير "سي آي أي" الأخير حول جريمة قتل خاشقجي
In the Media
Hussein IbishFor AFP, Senior Resident Scholar Kristin Smith Diwan commented on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to various Arab countries ahead of the G20 summit in Argentina. In an interview with The Hill, Senior Resident Scholar Hussein Ibish discussed U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s support for Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Ibish also commented on U.S.-Saudi relations for AFP and The Daily Beast.
Senior Resident Scholar (Political Economy)

Position Title: Senior Resident Scholar (Political Economy)
Location: Washington, DC

Job Summary: One of three senior resident scholars, this position at AGSIW oversees the political economic portfolio at the institute. (S)he is responsible for producing regular high-quality, written analyses of key economic, trade, and financial developments in the Gulf region, and their broader geopolitical implications.
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Visiting Scholar

Position Title: Visiting Scholar
Period: Spring 2019

Location: Washington, DC

Job Summary: Visiting scholars are individuals who possess a PhD or equivalent professional experience. The length of stay for a visiting scholar is typically a semester or academic year. AGSIW is actively seeking candidates with significant regional experience and fluency in written and spoken Arabic. AGSIW will provide a stipend that can be used to cover living expenses, travel costs, or incidental research expenses.
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