BREXIT, THE EU, AND  RELATIONS WITH THE GCC STATES

BREXIT, THE EU, AND RELATIONS WITH THE GCC STATES

The United Kingdom (UK) formally left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. This paper considers how relations between the EU, UK and the Gulf...Read more

CLIMATE CHANGE: PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FRAMEWORK OF EU-GCC RELATIONS

CLIMATE CHANGE: PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FRAMEWORK OF EU-GCC RELATIONS

Tackling the multiple challenges of climate change is a matter of the highest priority for both the Gulf states and the European Union. Incoming EU Commission...Read more

REPORT: ARMS SALES AND SECURITY IN THE GULF

REPORT: ARMS SALES AND SECURITY IN THE GULF

This Bussola workshop explored the dynamics of the international debate around sales of armaments and military equipment, with particular reference to the Gulf...Read more

WORKSHOP REPORT – REBUILDING CHALLENGES IN IRAQ: OUTLINE FOR A GCC-EU AGENDA

WORKSHOP REPORT – REBUILDING CHALLENGES IN IRAQ: OUTLINE FOR A GCC-EU AGENDA

On 16th May, the Bussola Institute held a Workshop on Iraq and its current geopolitical situation, entitled "Rebuilding Challenges in Iraq: Outline for a...Read more

KEY CHALLENGES FOR IRAQ: A WAY FORWARD FOR EU AND GULF INVOLVEMENT

KEY CHALLENGES FOR IRAQ: A WAY FORWARD FOR EU AND GULF INVOLVEMENT

Relations between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and Iraq have been strained for the past 30 years, ever since Saddam Hussein ordered his forces to...Read more

AN OVERVIEW OF THE 2019 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTION AND ITS POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GCC

AN OVERVIEW OF THE 2019 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTION AND ITS POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GCC

The next European Parliament election will take place from May 23-26, 2019 where citizens from all EU member states will vote in what has been described a...Read more

REPORT: STABILISING THE EU NEIGHBOURHOOD

REPORT: STABILISING THE EU NEIGHBOURHOOD

The Bussola Institute together with the Bertelsmann Foundation and its project “Strategies for the EU Neighbourhood” held a majlis discussion on the role of...Read more

REPORT: THE ARABIAN PENINSULA: A NEW REGIONAL SECURITY PARADIGM

REPORT: THE ARABIAN PENINSULA: A NEW REGIONAL SECURITY PARADIGM

These notes provide an overview of the discussion during the Bussola Institute Seminar entitled “The Arabian Peninsula: A New Regional Security Paradigm”, held...Read more

The Growing Role of Arabian Gulf Countries in Africa

The Growing Role of Arabian Gulf Countries in Africa

The paper suggests that the development of political, as well as security, partnerships between Arab and Islamic countries led by the GCC countries will be...Read more