Agenda

The Saudi Perspective Towards Baghdad Summit

The latest diplomatic engagements between regional actors show that there is a new kind of alignment or power configuration/balance. It is likely to...

Biden Administration’s Saudi Dilemma

For a while, institutional and societal ties between Saudi Arabia and the United States have been strained. Although the U.S. heralds that it will...

Cold Peace between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates

Before 2011, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were small Gulf countries that positioned themselves under the security umbrella of the US....

Turkey’s Reorientations and New Era in the Middle East

Turkey has prioritized eliminating security threats against the nation and protecting its regional interests through its foreign policy in recent...

Turkish-Egyptian Rapprochement Dynamics, Prospects and Expectations

Saying that Turkish-Egyptian relations have had a turbulent period since the ousting of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi would be an understatement....

Abandoning the Saudi-Iranian Rivalry Metanarrative

One of the most important items on the Middle East's agenda recently is the alleged talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Reportedly, Saudi and...

Two Similar Stories: Mohammed bin Salman and Salvator Mundi ​

In 2017, through a contact, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman purchased Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi painting at a record price of $...

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...