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Will the Appointment of a new Energy Minister relieve Saudi Arabia’s Economic Woes?

New Saudi economy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is the son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and an older half-brother of the Crown Prince. His...

The Era of Mohammed Bin Salman And Economic Relations between Saudi Arabia - Turkey

A General Overview of Saudi Arabia’s Economy Saudi Arabia, along with being the 26th largest export economy of the world, has the...

Is the UAE Changing its Strategy Toward Iran?

Despite years of close economic and cultural relations, the United Arab Emirates and Iran have been in opposite camps in regional politics. The...

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The Manipulation of Tolerance Rhetoric in the Context of the UAE

This report seeks to analyze religious intolerance in the contemporary United Arab Emirates (UAE). Religious intolerance is part of the broader...

Tribe and Tribal Ideology in Arabian Gulf States Foreign Policy Making: a Case Study of the Qatar Crisis

Largely unacknowledged in the international media, the blockade against Qatar, led by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt has been in place since...

Qatar Crisis Enters Third Year: Dim Prospects for Dispute Resolution

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) crisis that erupted in May/June 2017 is about to enter its third year. Realistically, an end to this emotional...