New Country Views
"Bahrain: Clampdown before elections"
Who are the main influencers in Bahrain’s inner decision-making circle today? Will the elections change the political status quo?
How will the structural reforms enacted in return for an assistance package from Bahrain’s GCC neighbours affect the economic and social scene?
What are some of the key reforms to attract foreign investment and increase transparency that Bahrain has undertaken in the last quarter?
"Saudi Arabia: Update on the impact of the Khashoggi affair"
Three weeks after the Future Investment Initiative (FII), how has the Khashoggi affair impacted Saudi Arabian diversification efforts?
Why does Turkey continue to up the ante on Saudi Arabia over the Khashoggi incident? How will the incident affect Saudi-Turkish relations?
Why would the US mid-term election results mean more scrutiny of US-Saudi relations in Congress?