KAREN YOUNG — Gulf Arab states are funding development outside their borders, reshaping aid patterns and opening new arenas for competition with actors like China. Continue reading “The Gulf’s New Interventionists”
ALEX MELLO — The United Arab Emirates’ rapid expansion into East Africa will permanently reshape the region. Continue reading “Beyond the Peninsula”
BILAL WAHAB — Stabilizing post-ISIS Iraq will require economic reform in addition to any political settlement. Continue reading “Rules of the Iraqi Game”
JEAN-FRANÇOIS SEZNEC — As Saudi Arabia develops new strategies for economic development, its traditional governance model may disappear. Continue reading “Beyond the Rentier State”
MADAWI AL-RASHEED — Limited social and political reforms in Saudi Arabia only prolong the life of authoritarianism. Continue reading “Mystique of Monarchy”
DAVID B. ROBERTS — A proclivity for adventurism in Riyadh, Doha, and Abu Dhabi may strain existing inefficiencies within a disunited GCC. Continue reading “Confusion in the Gulf”
Information at a glance from one of the P-WW’s contributors, Harith al-Qarawee, on the current developments in Iraq.