Jan 18, 2022

Is the GCC ready to embrace sustainable finance?

By Dominik Treeck, Mustafa Domanic, and Hendrik Wittrock

To avoid falling behind on their grand economic growth ambitions, Gulf Cooperation Council countries should act decisively by putting sustainable finance policies at the top of their agendas.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment


Jan 7, 2022

I’m the former foreign minister of Yemen. My country is starving and needs the international community’s help.

By Khaled H. Alyemany

The situation in Yemen cannot be permitted to continue on its current trajectory. The international community must act immediately to remedy its issues and change the country’s course from disaster to diplomacy.

Conflict Middle East


Dec 17, 2021

2021: A year in the Middle East

By Holly Dagres

2021 was a year full of impactful elections, historic anniversaries, and new challenges for the Middle East and North Africa.

Iran Iraq

Issue Brief

Dec 15, 2021

Doing it his way: How Naftali Bennett could beat the odds and wind up transforming Israel

By Shalom Lipner

Israel is experiencing the throes of growing pain. After the uninterrupted, twelve-year reign of Benjamin Netanyahu – whom many Israelis considered irreplaceable as the country's prime minister – Israelis have a new chief. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, virtually unknown on the global stage, is moving through this uncharted territory ambitiously.

Elections Israel

Fast Thinking

Dec 14, 2021

FAST THINKING: What the US-UAE arms dispute reveals about influence in the Gulf

By Atlantic Council

Can these partners resolve their differences? Our defense insiders swooped in with their insights.

Defense Technologies Security & Defense

In the News

Dec 14, 2021

Nia quoted in The New Arab on France’s arrest of Khaled al-Otaibi, an accomplice to the Khashoggi murder

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Human Rights

In the News

Dec 13, 2021

Azodi quoted in The New Arab on the implication of the UAE’s top national security adviser Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s recent visit to Tehran

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Economic Sanctions

In the News

Dec 9, 2021

Fulton joins POMEPS Middle East Political Science Podcast to discuss China’s Relations with the Gulf

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Economy & Business

In the News

Dec 4, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in Wall Street Journal on the Gulf’s competition for influence in Afghanistan

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

In the News

Dec 1, 2021

Ferziger in QPosts: تواصل الإمارات العربية المتحدة مع إسرائيل

By Atlantic Council

Arabic Israel