President Biden recently affirmed NATO as a place where Europeans and Americans can together face security challenges. Dr. Ashraf Keshk looks into the difference of this approach to the previous administration and at the potentials for reconciliation and disunity.
The UAE’s recent decision to offer top global talent a path to Emirati citizenship could be strengthened by a strategy that tailors the UAE's immigration system to capture talent by spotting and naturalizing talented teens and their families.
In a recent visit to Egypt, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General, Nayef bin Falah al-Hajraf, noted the strategic and historical relationship with Egypt. This commentary looks deeper into the strategic importance of Egypt in maintaining a regional balance of power.
Improving the USA's fiscal situation and encouraging environmental protection are unsustainable, and Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli argues that Biden needs to accept that protecting the environment cannot happen without painful sacrifices to living standards for all.
What sort of changes might we see in policy towards Gulf - USA relations during President Biden's term of office, or will policies remain constant with the change being seen more in approach as opposed to policy?
Although complex reasons are cited for variations between countries in Covid-19 deaths, Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli discusses an interesting correlation between countries devastated by past wars, and fewer numbers of Covid losses.
One of the lessons learned a year after the start of COVID-19 is that in the fight against future pandemics, we may have to choose between the suppression of the disease and the protection of people's civil liberties.