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The Long Game in Iraq: Shia Clerics, Activists Find Common Cause To Confront the State
Geneive Abdo
May 17, 2021
SOCIETY
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ENERGY
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Everything at Once: Transformation of Abu Dhabi’s Oil Policy
Ben Cahill Apr 15, 2021
Abu Dhabi traditionally managed its oil and gas resources cautiously and conserved hydrocarbon wealth for future generations, but the energy transition is reshaping its strategy.
SECURITY
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Event Report – UAE Security Forum 2020: Resilient Economies, Resilient Societies
Jan 29, 2021
This report is based on the presentations and discussions during the UAE Security Forum 2020, “Resilient Economies, Resilient Societies,” held December 15-17, 2020 virtually.
ECONOMY
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Sovereign Data: The Development and Marketing of Bahrain’s Digital Domain
Robert Mogielnicki Dec 30, 2020
Gulf Arab states like Bahrain cannot preserve the traditional form of their economies indefinitely, but they can influence how their new digital future will unfold.
SOCIETY
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Saudi Arabia Champions “Moderate Islam,” Underpinning Reform Efforts
Eman Alhussein Dec 15, 2020
Moderate Islam can be seen as a comprehensive strategy to tackle the kingdom’s regional and domestic concerns while at the same time reshaping the religious and social scene in line with the leadership’s new sociopolitical objectives.
SECURITY
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Redefining Gulf Security Begins by Including the Human Dimension
Emma Soubrier Nov 19, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has come as a reminder of the urgent need for a renewed approach to security that no longer focuses merely on the political and military aspects of security but includes a broader look at people-centered dimensions.
ENERGY
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Event Report: Petro Diplomacy 2020
Nov 13, 2020
AGSIW's sixth annual Petro Diplomacy conference focused on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the energy sector and the transition to a low carbon economy.
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
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Regional and Global Power Competition Deepens Fault Lines Across the Southern Mediterranean
Anna L. Jacobs Oct 21, 2020
North Africa has become a site of great power competition among the United States, Russia, and China; the location of one of the region’s most protracted violent conflicts; and the scene for regional and Gulf Arab rivalries.
ENERGY
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Coincidence of Coronavirus, Climate Crises Accelerates Major Shifts in Oil and Gas Industries
Kate Dourian Oct 20, 2020
Regardless of what shape the post-pandemic recovery takes, the crisis may have a far-reaching impact on future demand for fossil fuels.
ENVIRONMENT
Publications
Gulf States’ Climate Change Policies Amid a Global Pandemic
Mari Luomi Sep 25, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic represents an opportunity to reevaluate existing policies and tools, and climate change provides the needed lens for redirecting development onto sustainable trajectories.
IN FOCUS
Aug 19, 2020
Is This Time Different? The Gulf’s Early Economic Policy Response to the Crises of 2020
As Gulf Arab policymakers continue to confront an ambiguous future, they will rely heavily on familiar economic policy measures and avoid straying from the status quo as long as possible.
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