Kristin Smith Diwan and Hussein Ibish discuss the role for the Gulf Arab states in de-escalating tensions between Iran and the United States
Emma Soubrier discusses the potential for European powers, as well as Russia and China, to build a multilateral negotiation process with Iran.
Robert Mogielnicki assesses the potential economic implications of tensions between the United States and Iran across the Gulf.
Despite a subdued response by global and Gulf markets, the state of U.S.-Iranian relations poses long-term risks to Gulf Arab economies.
GCC states all oppose any escalation with Iran, but it remains unclear if that will help heal other rifts.
The United States does not have attractive options as far as its military presence in Iraq, but it has workable ones to achieve its strategic and security goals.
As Iran contemplates its response to the killing of Major General Qassim Suleimani, it will likely look to an asymmetric response employing resources in the region, such as the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Following a U.S. drone strike that killed Iran’s Quds Force chief, Gulf Arab states can help calm tensions.
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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