Inflection Points by Frederick KempeNov 7, 2021
Special Report: Three lessons from Riyadh and Glasgow, as climate change collides with an energy shock
Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe
The world is experiencing more energy transition than revolution, climate adaptation is critical, and politics will indelibly shape the energy future.
EnergySource by Andrea ClaboughNov 1, 2021
The net-zero kingdom: A third way
EnergySource by Andrea Clabough
Released to great fanfare, Saudi Arabia's new green pledges represent an attempt to build a clean future on the bedrock of fossil fuels. The viability of that approach is far from certain.
MENASource by Ilan ZalayatOct 28, 2021
Iran’s drones are a buzzing menace for Saudi Arabia
MENASource by Ilan Zalayat
The small but sophisticated Iranian-made armed drones have undercut the security balance in the Gulf region and the Arabian Peninsula over the past few years, ushering in a novel asymmetrical menace.
MENASource by Omar Al-UbaydliOct 25, 2021
Saudi Arabia’s economic transformation benefits the UAE too
MENASource by Omar Al-Ubaydli
While many commentators have been keen to interpret Saudi Arabia’s attempts to transform Riyadh into the Middle East’s economic capital as a threat to the economic interests of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a more nuanced analysis suggests something akin to a rising tide that will lift all boats.
TURKEYSource by Karel ValansiOct 12, 2021
Turkey has flipped the script on its regional isolation. But will it amount to real change?
TURKEYSource by Karel Valansi
Over the past year, Turkey has launched efforts to normalize its strained relations with several states in the Middle East. While the countries have successfully managed to de-escalate tensions, doubts remain as to how far the efforts will lead.
New Atlanticist by Kirsten FontenroseSep 23, 2021
What the Arab Gulf is thinking after the Afghanistan withdrawal
New Atlanticist by Kirsten Fontenrose
Three Gulf heavyweights are calculating what they stand to gain—or lose—in their relationship with the United States.
MENASource by Mark N. KatzAug 27, 2021
Saudi Arabia is trying to make America jealous with its budding Russia ties
MENASource by Mark N. Katz
Moscow’s ongoing relationship with Tehran—which Russia will not give up for the sake of improved relations with the Kingdom—is likely to induce Riyadh to keep its improving ties with Moscow within bounds.