REROUTING EU-GULF TIES VIA PLURILATERAL COLLABORATION WITH ASIA

REROUTING EU-GULF TIES VIA PLURILATERAL COLLABORATION WITH ASIA

As the European Union (EU) and the Gulf countries explore innovative ideas to revitalise their partnership, these blocs and their members could benefit by...Read more

REPORT: IRAN’S REGIONAL INFLUENCE AND ILLICIT ARMS

REPORT: IRAN’S REGIONAL INFLUENCE AND ILLICIT ARMS

On 8 April 2021, the Bussola Institute, in partnership with the Atlantic Council, hosted a webinar addressing Iran’s regional policies in relation to small...Read more

COVID-19, OIL PRICE CONTRACTION AND ENERGY TRANSITION: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GCC STATES AND EUROPE

COVID-19, OIL PRICE CONTRACTION AND ENERGY TRANSITION: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GCC STATES AND EUROPE

This paper explores how the contraction of traditional energy revenues, combined with the effects of combating the variety of challenges posed by COVID-19, are...Read more

REPORT: IS COVID-19 RESPONSIBLE FOR FACILITATING EXTREMISM AND TERRORISM?

REPORT: IS COVID-19 RESPONSIBLE FOR FACILITATING EXTREMISM AND TERRORISM?

On January 14th 2021, the Bussola Institute hosted a webinar that examined the impact of COVID-19 and its links to terrorism and extremism. The webinar was...Read more

AN AGENDA FOR EUROPE-GULF DEFENCE COOPERATION

AN AGENDA FOR EUROPE-GULF DEFENCE COOPERATION

Whereas US-Gulf military cooperation has been the topic of abundant literature, the role of Europe in supporting the armed forces of the Gulf Cooperation...Read more

DEVELOPING A STRATEGY FOR AFRICA: EU AND GCC CONVERGENCES

DEVELOPING A STRATEGY FOR AFRICA: EU AND GCC CONVERGENCES

There exists a growing consensus in the European Union (EU) that its relationship with Africa is of the utmost importance to the bloc’s future, notably in...Read more

DIVERSIFYING RELATIONSHIPS: RUSSIAN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GCC

DIVERSIFYING RELATIONSHIPS: RUSSIAN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GCC

During the last five years, Russia’s relations with the GCC have developed along a largely positive trajectory. Moscow’s decision to leave the OPEC+ agreement...Read more

REPORT: THE WAY FORWARD IN LIBYA

REPORT: THE WAY FORWARD IN LIBYA

On July 14, Ms Rosamaria Gili, Head of the Maghreb division at the European External Action Service, Dr Abdel Aziz Abu Hamad Aluwaisheg, Assistant Secretary...Read more

THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK: IMPLICATIONS FOR RELATIONS BETWEEN EUROPE AND THE GULF

THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK: IMPLICATIONS FOR RELATIONS BETWEEN EUROPE AND THE GULF

In this research paper, the Bussola Institute provides an overview of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Europe and the Gulf region and analyses some...Read more