Political Islam in the Gulf States
Economic diversification in the GCC: Past lessons and new challenges
The geopolitical and security implications of the Gulf crisis
The Yemen war has underscored Sultan Qabus’s richly deserved reputation for statesmanship in a region where that is rare. The Sultan refused to join the Saudi and Emirati reckless decision to intervene in a civil war. It's obvious in retrospect that the war is a terrible tragedy with a horrific human cost. Muscat has enhanced its reputation as a regional peace maker.