The Gulf: Publications

Policy Brief

Saudi First: How hyper-nationalism is transforming Saudi Arabia

by Eman Alhussein - 19th June, 2019

Saudi Arabia is embracing a new nationalism that is transforming domestic politics and the country’s foreign policy

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Policy Brief

The Marib paradox: How one province succeeds in the midst of Yemen’s war

by Adam Baron - 12th June, 2018

The northern province can act as a model for the rest of the country, if international actors, including Europe, learn its lessons.

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Web Special

The Middle East's new battle lines

by Julien Barnes-Dacey & Ellie Geranmayeh & Hugh Lovatt - 17th May, 2018

An ECFR guide to the key disputes threatening to spark a wider Middle Eastern war

Policy Brief

Alone in the desert? How France can lead Europe in the Middle East

by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018

France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.

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Cover: Yemen’s Forgotten War: How Europe Can Lay the Foundations for Peace

Yemen’s Forgotten War: How Europe Can Lay the Foundations for Peace

by Adam Baron - 20th December, 2016

The ‘forgotten war’ of Yemen is now matching the headline-grabbing conflict in Syria in its severity, and can no longer be ignored by European governments

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Web Special

Mapping the Yemen conflict

by Adam Baron - 19th October, 2015

A multimedia exploration of Yemen's multi-faceted civil war.

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Responding to an assertive Gulf

by Julien Barnes-Dacey - 24th June, 2015

Europe’s relationships with the six Arab Gulf states that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have failed to keep up with their increasing importance

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Civil war in Yemen: imminent and avoidable

by Adam Baron - 23rd March, 2015

The worst case scenario can be avoided by moving power-sharing from paper to reality.

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Cover: Post-Nuclear: The future for Iran in its neighbourhood

Post-Nuclear: The future for Iran in its neighbourhood

by Fatima Ayub - 11th December, 2014

The prospect of a less isolated Iran may not be welcomed by some of its hardline neighbours.

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Cover: Qatar’s leadership transition: like father, like son

Qatar’s leadership transition: like father, like son

by Andrew Hammond - 11th February, 2014

Qatar's foreign policy after a sudden regime change

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