Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg is the GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs & Negotiation, and a columnist for Arab News. The views expressed in this piece are personal and do not necessarily represent GCC views. Twitter: @abuhamad1

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How to contain the crisis in Afghanistan

As events unfold rapidly in Afghanistan, it is important to keep in mind what still can and should be done to limit the fallout from the US and NATO troop withdrawal, and this week’s de facto change of regime.

August 16, 2021

Jordan should expect additional support from US

During his visit to Washington last week, King Abdullah of Jordan raised the alarm about the formidable challenges facing his country and the region. His timely visit should alert the Biden administration about the growing threats to the Middle East’s security and stability.

July 26, 2021

Why EU should play a greater role in Gulf security

The annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-EU political dialogue this week held its 23rd session. Gulf security topped the agenda and there was a discussion on how the two sides could establish a more regular and dedicated dialogue on this issue.

July 14, 2021