Aarti Nagraj reports for Gulf Business on Obama’s win is likely to be received in the Middle East.
Mohammed Abbas reports for Reuters on David Cameron’s visit to the Gulf and the potential complications raised by human rights concerns.
Gary Wasserman, a professor at Georgetown University’s Foreign Service School in Qatar, writes a guest post for CMEC about the unfair assumptions and perceptions the West sometimes have of the young generation in the Middle East.
The death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan and the appointment of conservative Prince Naif as Crown Prince highlights the challenge of reform in the region. Brookings Doha Center Director, Salman Shaikh, in this article for CMEC, looks at prospects for the Gulf states.
On Wednesday 3rd November, CMEC hosted a dinner with Invesco. Nick Tolchard, head of Invesco’s International Development Division, gave a talk about investor attitudes across GCC states along with the current and future role of UK investment in the region.