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September 25, 2023
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Upcoming Events
BRICS+: Seeking an Alternative World Order?
Tuesday September 26 | 10:00 - 11:30 am EDT | Online

On September 26, AGSIW will host a discussion with Mohammed Baharoon, Narayanappa Janardhan, Mansour Almarzoqi, and Tingyi Wang, moderated by Kristin Smith Diwan, on the potential expansion of BRICS.
AGSIW Student Open House and Reception
Wednesday September 27 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm EDT | In Person

On September 27, join AGSIW for a student open house and reception, featuring Emirati and Colombian American visual artist Sara Ahli.
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Saudi Arabia’s New Strategy in Yemen: Border and Proxies
Eleonora Ardemagni

Saudi Arabia’s new, exit-focused strategy for Yemen implicitly weakens the country’s formal institutions and provides greater political leverage for the Houthis, imposing indirect costs that could undercut prospects for a broader U.N.-led Yemeni peace process.
The Regime’s Revenge: Iranian Repression Prevails, Causes More Citizens to Migrate
Massaab Al-Aloosy

The regime’s failure to create an open and prosperous society for Iranians is leading Iran’s richest and brightest to reconsider their future in their country.
Trilateral Agreement Necessary to Resolve Turkey-Iraq Oil Dispute
Yerevan Saeed

The resumption of Kurdish oil exports hinges on achieving consensus between Baghdad and Ankara, but a lasting solution can only be cemented through a trilateral agreement that includes Erbil.
The UAE: Tackling Climate Change From Space
Sussan Saikali

Emirati leaders hope the UAE Space Agency can speed up the journey to carbon neutrality and position the country as a hub of climate technology and research.

This publication is part of AGSIW's Energy and Climate Initiative.
Event Report – Petro Diplomacy: The Energy Transition and the Road to COP28
Kate Dourian

AGSIW's ninth annual Petro Diplomacy conference examined how the Gulf Cooperation Council countries are managing the energy transition and expectations for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, in Dubai beginning in November.

This publication is part of AGSIW's Energy and Climate Initiative.
AGSIW in Arabic
الروابط الصينية-الخليجية القوية في مجال الطاقة تمتد لقضايا إقليمية رئيسية
روبرت موجيلنيكي

لا يقتصر التعاون في مجال الطاقة على كونه عاملاً أساسيًا في العلاقات الاقتصادية الصينية-الخليجية، ولكنه يعتبر أيضًا عاملًا في العلاقات الثلاثية – المشحونة في معظم الأحيان - بين الولايات المتحدة والدول الخليجية والصين
IRGC Mouthpiece: Iran “Increased Oil Exports Despite Sanctions”

The September 22 edition of the Iran Media Review highlights triumphant commentary about the resilience of Iran’s oil industry.
IRGC Ratchets Up Threats Against Iraq-Based Kurdish Separatists

The September 19 edition of the Iran Media Review examines the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ threats to strike Kurdish separatists based in Iraq.

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Past Events
Economic Outlook and Future Policy Challenges in Saudi Arabia 

On September 21, AGSIW hosted a discussion with Garbis Iradian and Amine Mati, moderated by Tim Callen, on Saudi Arabia's economic future.
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