Publications

The UAE-Israel Normalization: Political and Social Implications

The United Arab Emirates (the UAE) has stood out among the most important US allies in the Middle East particularly since 2016. Even when Trump was...

Emirates of Crisis: Why is Morocco Blacklisted?

The recent foreign policy assertiveness of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has contributed to chaos and caused instability not only in the Middle...

Gulf Countries after COVID-19: Social, Economic and Political Implications

As the world tries to overcome the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Gulf countries of the Arabian Peninsula feel the pressure of the...

From Consultation to Coexistence: A Methodological Approach for Improving Turkish-Arab Relations

This article analyzes practicable methodology for facilitating a meaningful discourse between Turks and Arabs in Turkey with a purpose and scope of...

The Struggle for Power in Red Sea: Causes and Actors

The Red Sea, which connects the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean, is one of the most important waterways in the world. Likewise, the Suez Canal is...

Critical Infrastructures, Non-state Armed Actors and the Aramco Attack

With respect to the concept and definition of the very term “critical infrastructure”, several different definitions and components of...

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...