China-MENA PodcastJul 20, 2022
By Atlantic Council
Mohammed Al Sudairi joins us to discuss China-GCC Relations in terms of people, culture and businesses, the political view of the GCC towards China, how the US-China competition narrative is received by GCC countries, and how people from the Gulf see China.
In-Depth Research & ReportsJul 12, 2022
Washington and the Gulf: A new opportunity to engage differently
By Sanam Vakil
Rather than unequivocally supporting the West’s position on the war in Ukraine, Gulf monarchies have hedged, revealing their deep frustration with Washington and their profound concern over Iran’s aggressive regional posture.
SouthAsiaSourceJul 1, 2022
Pakistan can resolve Saudi Arabia’s growing security concerns
By Uzair Younus
Recurring economic crises in Pakistan has led leaders to seek Saudi money, primarily because both the Saudis and Pakistanis know that Islamabad’s value proposition has been declining. But this need not be the case—Pakistan is the only country in the world that can solve the House of Saud’s growing security concerns in an increasingly hostile regional environment.
In the NewsJun 15, 2022
Ashford in The New Arab: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates
By Atlantic Council
On June 15, Emma Ashford’s new book, Oil, the State and War, was reviewed in The New Arab. The reviewer wrote, “Oil, the State, and War is a book that helps understand the times we live in. It will be a great addition to the library of both the general reader interested in global affairs […]
In the NewsJun 14, 2022
Charai in The Hill: “Biden’s Middle East trip is an opportunity for a much-needed reset”
The Middle East is an important geopolitical region. The United States should maintain meaningful military, diplomatic and economic engagement in the region. Read Charai’s latest in The Hill on America’s engagement in the Middle East. Ahmed Charai is a Moroccan publisher and an Atlantic Council Board Director. He is also an international counselor of the Center […]
In the NewsJun 10, 2022
Kroenig and Ashford debate US policy toward the Persian Gulf
On June 10, Foreign Policy published its biweekly "It's Debatable" column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and NAEI resident senior fellow Emma Ashford. In their latest column, they debate President Biden's shifting policy toward US Gulf partners as Iran works to build the bomb.