Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Turkey may continue to push Saudi tourists to choose other destinations, adding pressure to an already struggling Turkish economy.
Saudi policymakers face the dilemma of how to accomplish ambitious Vision 2030 targets with fewer financial resources and more uncertainties.
AGSIW's sixth annual Petro Diplomacy conference focused on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the energy sector and the transition to a low carbon economy.
Policy decisions implemented by middle powers like Morocco are shedding light on wider regional realignments and their strategic implications.
The rise of economic hardships, widespread poverty, and increasing use of violence by the Islamic Republic are major grievances dominating state-citizen relations.
The Omani government’s focus on protecting the natural environment and wildlife goes back decades, but a shift in authorities might jeopardize the country’s progress toward advancing its national climate strategy.
“Public welfare” and “social justice” have been key slogans of the Islamic Republic’s political narrative. However, sanctions, corruption, and inadequate government policies have accelerated the rate of poverty in Iran.
The coronavirus pandemic has tested few industries as much as aviation and tourism, but Gulf governments have an opportunity to emerge as frontrunners in creating truly sustainable growth and jobs.
Economic ties between the UAE and Israel are moving rapidly in many different directions, but the hard work lies ahead.
The coronavirus pandemic represents an opportunity to reevaluate existing policies and tools, and climate change provides the needed lens for redirecting development onto sustainable trajectories.Learn More
Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More