Cold War in the Gulf

The Rivalry of Saudi and Iranian Narratives

The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is much more than just a sectarian conflict: Two regional powers compete over the hegemony in the Middle East. In this struggle for dominance, both use a sophisticated arsenal of rhetorical means to ­construct sectarian narratives which back their real-political intents. more…

EXPERT DIALOGUE

Merkel‘s Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists

The Regional Office Gulf States and the Jordan Office jointly organized an expert talk with TV presenter and journalist Mr Ali Aslan on Germany’s refugee policy, the rise of European populist parties and the future of the European Union. more…

Expert Meeting

Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria: Stability through Regional Cooperation

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the EastWest Institute arranged a two-day strategic dialogue, bringing together experts from ten countries to discuss political and economic scenarios for post-ISIS Syria and Iraq. more…

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Welcome

Since June 2009, KAS has been represented in the Gulf States. Priority is given to the political dialogue within the region and with Europe, as well as to questions of civil society engagement and participation. Further, issues relating to the framework of the economic system and to social market economy are addressed.

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Events

Apr. 3 - 5
Congress

Addressing Security Sector Reform in Yemen

Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention during and post-Conflict

May 6 - 7
Workshop

Creating CSO Networks for Enhanced Legitimacy

A WORKSHOP SERIES ON FOSTERING NETWORK-BUILDING WITHIN KUWAIT’S CIVIL SOCIETY

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Previous events

Dec. 7
Experts' Meeting

Merkel's Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists

AN EXPERT DIALOGUE ON THE CHALLENGES FOR REFUGEE POLICY

Nov. 13 - 15
Congress

Post-ISIS Syria and Iraq: Envisioning a Stable and Sustainable Regional Order

A STRATEGIC DIALOGUE ON FUTURE SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Publications

Cold War in the Gulf

The Rivalry of Saudi and Iranian Narratives for Hegemony in the Middle East

The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is much more than just a sectarian conflict: Two regional powers compete over the hegemony in the Middle East. In this struggle for dominance, both use a sophisticated arsenal of [...] more…

Merkel's Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists

AN EXPERT DIALOGUE ON THE SOCIO-POLITICAL CHALLENGES OF MIGRATION

The Regional Office Gulf States and the Jordan Office jointly organised an expert talk with TV presenter and journalist Mr Ali Aslan on Germany's refugee policy, the rise of European populist parties and the future of the [...] more…

Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria: Stability through Regional Cooperation

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the EastWest Institute arranged a two-day strategic dialogue, bringing together experts from ten countries to discuss political and economic scenarios for post-ISIS Syria and Iraq. more…

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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Regional Office Gulf States

Jordan
Phone +962 (0)6 59 24 150
Fax +962 (0)6 59 33 087