Author Articles

12-02-2017

Dubai- When the Gulf Co­operation Coun­cil (GCC) was es­tablished in 1981, bringing together Bahr

09-24-2017

Dubai - The overthrow of Saddam Hussein by the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 dramatically chang

08-26-2017

Dubai - The Syrian war, Kurdish separatism, the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS), grow­ing distan

08-05-2017

Dubai - As friction between Tur­key and its ostensible allies in the West grows, numerous reports

07-29-2017

Dubai- When Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain ran out of patience with Qa

07-22-2017

Dubai - Afghanistan is one of the most intense areas of in­ternational instability in the world,

07-08-2017

Dubai- Faced with the prospect of long-term diminishing oil revenues, Saudi Arabia, traditionally

06-25-2017

Dubai - During the US presiden­tial elections in 2016, the issue of Iran was pre­dictably a key t

06-17-2017

Dubai - When Hassan Ro­hani took office as Iranian president just more than four years ago, there

05-27-2017

Zero-sum conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Yemen have pitted Saudi interests together with those of th

04-01-2017

Dubai - The United Arab Emirates and its Arab Gulf partners set records last month at IDEX, one o

03-04-2017

Debate about NATO being a relic of the Cold War is not new but the past few years have seen its e

02-04-2017

Dubai - During his election cam­paign, US President Don­ald Trump promised no flip-flopping again

01-21-2017

Dubai - The Trump administra­tion’s Iran hawks will likely signal the end of the honeymoon period