Egyptian and Saudi academics are taking aim at Doha - but history teaches that the role of scholars is far from straightforward
The involvement of countries such as Turkey, and potentially Russia and Iran, is likely to widen existing fractures within the GCC and weaken the web of partnerships with Western states that have formed the cornerstone of the post-1991 Gulf security architecture.
Many states at different times have tried to contain al-Jazeera or force it to tone down its coverage. But. Continue reading
Any sane person will immediately recognize that the list of demands handed to Qatar was not meant to be. Continue reading
Saudi Arabia, Egypt and most Gulf states have joined an unprecedented diplomatic and economic attack on. Continue reading
The American airstrike against Iranian-backed fighters near Al Tanaf base last month represent a major change in the nature of the United States’ use of force in Syria.
The scale, scope and causes of the Gulf crisis have been perplexing even for keen observers of the region's. Continue reading
Introduction In the 1980s and the 1990s, the United Arab Emirates, led by its founding president, Sheikh Zayed. Continue reading
Abstract: Despite the fact that there was no more convenient interlocutor for negotiations than John Kerry, the. Continue reading
Introduction On 5 June 2017, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Egypt, in marked succession, cut diplomatic. Continue reading