• Politics and Strategy

    Putin’s Russia and mine

    16 March 2018.  The Russian president is hoping for high turnout in Sunday’s election, to show the world the strength of his support. But during his time in office, the country has changed.

  • Politics and Strategy

    Nuclear cooperation with Gulf Arabs

    15 March 2018.  A US–Saudi nuclear agreement should not depart from strict non-proliferation standards, argues Mark Fitzpatrick.

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  • Politics and Strategy
    19 April 2018

    Macron, l’américain?

    While French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump may be worlds apart, Fabrice Pothier examines the issues on which they share common ground.

  • Politics and Strategy
    17 April 2018

    Saudi Arabia confronts the ‘new oil regime’

    Saudi Arabia may be losing its battle with US shale oil, presenting the Kingdom with an existential challenge.

  • Politics and Strategy
    05 April 2018

    A large oil and gas discovery in Bahrain

    The discovery of large quantities of oil and gas off the coast of Bahrain may alter the country’s economic fortunes.

  • Politics and Strategy
    16 March 2018

    Putin’s Russia and mine

    The Russian president is hoping for high turnout in Sunday’s election, to show the world the strength of his support. But during his time in office, the country has changed.

  • Politics and Strategy
    15 March 2018

    Nuclear cooperation with Gulf Arabs

    A US–Saudi nuclear agreement should not depart from strict non-proliferation standards, argues Mark Fitzpatrick.