Beyond Geopolitics: Why There is an Economic Motive to the Changing Relations in the Middle-EastRead more: Beyond Geopolitics: Why There is an Economic Motive to the Changing Relations in the Middle-East
The re-alignments taking place in the Middle East, such as the improvement of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates are driven by geopolitical factors. However there is a strong economic component which often tends to get relegated to the sidelines.
Qatar-Iran Relations and the Changing Landscape of the Middle EastRead more: Qatar-Iran Relations and the Changing Landscape of the Middle East
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s visit to Qatar was important for a number of reasons. It was the first visit to a Gulf country by Raisi, at a time when negotiations related to revival of the Iran Nuclear deal were going on, and days before Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.