7 Mar, 2021

Marib Conflict: The Limits of Biden’s Declaration to End Yemen’s War

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey | 07 March 2021

Since US President Joe Biden administration’s announced on February 4 an end to “relevant” arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and a reversal of Donald Trump’s terrorist designation of the Iran-backed Houthis, the Houthis have [...]

Marib Conflict: The Limits of Biden’s Declaration to End Yemen’s War2021-03-07T10:34:31+03:00
7 Mar, 2021

Kosovo and Israel: What is Behind their Mutual Recognition?

Harun Karcic | 07 March 2021 | TR

There has been a flurry of Israeli activity in the Balkan region over the past couple of years. The most recent example was the much publicized establishment of formal diplomatic ties between Israel and Kosovo, a Muslim-majority country
Kosovo and Israel: What is Behind their Mutual Recognition?2021-03-16T11:45:23+03:00
25 Feb, 2021

Deciphering the Rocket Attack on Erbil in Light of Tehran-Washington Rivalry

Zubir R Ahmed | 25 February 2021

The assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, the external wing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and his Iraqi comrade Abu Mahdi al Muhandis, the deputy head of [...]

Deciphering the Rocket Attack on Erbil in Light of Tehran-Washington Rivalry2021-02-25T15:13:43+03:00
14 Jan, 2021

Ten years After the Arab Spring: Has the Libyan Conflict Come to an End?

Ferhat Polat | 14 January 2021

Political uprisings and widespread protests that erupted in late 2010 and known as the Arab Spring have shaken the entire Middle East and North Africa region. Widespread protests were motivated by a variety of [...]

Ten years After the Arab Spring: Has the Libyan Conflict Come to an End?2021-01-14T15:30:24+03:00
13 Jan, 2021

Breakthrough in the Gulf Crisis Will Shape Regional Geopolitics

Samuel Ramani | 13 January 2021 | TR

On January 5, the Qatar diplomatic crisis came to an abrupt end at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt ended their boycott against Qatar, which began in June 2017
Breakthrough in the Gulf Crisis Will Shape Regional Geopolitics2021-01-13T13:05:52+03:00
7 Jan, 2021

The lifting of the Qatar blockade is a good start, but more steps are needed

Anna L. Jacobs | 07 January 2021

On the eve of the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, Kuwait’s foreign ministry announced that Saudi Arabia would be lifting the land, air, and sea blockade of Qatar. Soon after Qatar’s Emir Sheikh [...]

The lifting of the Qatar blockade is a good start, but more steps are needed2021-01-07T13:36:14+03:00
11 Dec, 2020

Where does Arab Normalization Leave Lebanon

Mona Alami | 11 December 2020

The Israel and Gulf countries’ normalization leaves Lebanon, already isolated, further marginalized at the regional level.  Lebanon’s continuous domination by Hezbollah means that the country will be increasingly viewed as a growing security concern for Arab countries in the wake of the Abrahams accords, which will allow for more direct and covert coordination between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.
Where does Arab Normalization Leave Lebanon2020-12-11T14:02:50+03:00
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