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Kuwait: Small Nation, Big Threat?

By Akhil Shah Washington DC -The terrorist bombing of the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait City took the lives of at least twenty-six Kuwaiti worshipers. The Arabian Peninsula branch of ISIS has claimed responsibility, and has promised that…

Las Doha: Qatar’s Gamble in Syria

Daniel Morillo Washington D.C. 18 December 2013 While it is widely accepted that “private donors”, aka Qatari officials, are funding the Syrian Al Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al Nusra, Qatar has recently begun hedging its bets in the…

IGA report reviewed in AhramOnline

The Gulf Institute report: Security Threats to Saudi Arabia's Oil Infrastructure appeared in an analysis on Ahram Online news Wednesday 27 Nov 2013. The report is an  in-depth analysis on the security risks and potential threats facing…