Strikes on Saudi oil facilities are an opportunity to marshal a global coalition to restore deterrence in the Gulf.
Rising tensions in Yemen’s South are rooted in long-held Southern grievances and a desire for autonomy.
Gulf maritime security may be morphing from a U.S. responsibility into a multinational responsibility.
The diplomatic deadlock between the United States and Iran places the burden for preventing conflict on the European countries and some of the other trading partners of Iran.
While the Emiratis have their own reasons for outreach to Tehran, Washington and Riyadh may find it useful as well.
Whatever the path out of the current crisis, Gulf Arab states seeking an end to Iranian interference in regional affairs are likely to be disappointed.
With its decision to withdraw from Yemen, the UAE has fundamentally changed the strategic context in Yemen.
As fiscal constraints increase, tensions in the Gulf rise, and uncertainties surrounding political transition loom, Oman’s role in the Gulf Arab region could come under pressure.
The “Peace to Prosperity” workshop in Bahrain may have been less about Palestinian prosperity and more about drawing Arab, especially Gulf, countries into the Middle East peace process – and into deeper normalization with Israel.
Caught in the crossfire already, Gulf Arab countries have an important opportunity to help shape the off-ramp from confrontation.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