Gulf

Structural Transformation Pressures Intensify Intra-Gulf Economic Competition

It has long been argued that the model of the economy, politics, security, and foreign policy built by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member...

Biden’s Decisions Related to Yemen: Is it a Step Towards Peace or Unforced Concessions to Iran?

“This war has to end…. we are ending all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arms...

A Threshold for Bahrain: From a ‘Retweet Island’ to ‘Spoiler’ of Saudi-Led Gulf Reconciliation?

The six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) signed a ‘solidarity and stability’ agreement on January 5, 2021, at the 41st GCC...

Investments as Foreign Policy Instruments: The Cases of Saudi Arabia, The UAE and Qatar

The Gulf countries differ from other Middle Eastern countries with their high economic incomes and relatively low population.  Despite ...

Concluding the Gulf Crisis: A Turkish Perspective

Even though Turkey had nothing to do with the siege of Qatar by the three Gulf countries (i.e. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain) along with Egypt...

Investments in Armaments and Military Infrastructure of Egypt in the Al-Sisi Period

According to the classification made by the "Global Fire Power" in 2020, the Egyptian Army ranks as the 9th most powerful army in the...

Saudi Arabia Casting Shadow Over Morocco-Turkey Economic Relations

After the UAE, together with Saudi Arabia, announced their support for Morocco in the Western Sahara crisis, Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...

Turkey as an Actor of Stability in Lebanon: Responses and Scenarios

Turkey began to increase its presence in the Levant because of the civil war in Syria, and also had to establish a presence in North Africa in the...