REBOOTING THE PEACE PROCESS

REBOOTING THE PEACE PROCESS

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been at the forefront of political debate concerning the Middle East region for more than 70 years. Despite the latest US...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

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

CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN THE GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL AND ASIA

CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN THE GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL AND ASIA

The relationship between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Asian states, including China, India, Japan and South Korea, has long been...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

REPORT: THE VALUES THAT BIND US: PROMOTING SHARED VALUES AND RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY

REPORT: THE VALUES THAT BIND US: PROMOTING SHARED VALUES AND RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY

On Friday 22nd March, the Bussola Institute hosted a ‘roundtable’ event, further exploring the theme of the ‘Values that Bind Us’. The event was based around a...Read more