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Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg
Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg is the Assistant Secretary General for Negotiations & Strategic Dialogue in the Gulf Cooperation Council. He can be found on Twitter: @abuhamad1

Saudi-US ties following Crown Prince interview

Washington did well to send a high-level delegation to Riyadh a few days following the Saudi crown prince’s television interview to clarify President Biden’s policy after reviewing the US policy in...

Saudi-US ties following Crown Prince interview

Washington did well to send a high-level delegation to Riyadh a few days following the Saudi Crown Prince’s television interview to clarify President Biden’s policy after reviewing the US policy in...

Iran’s threat to Iraq’s recovery

The missile attack launched on Tuesday, March 3, on Iraq’s Ain al-Asad airbase and the bombing that hit a military convoy in Baghdad on the same day are the latest attacks targeting the Global...

Resolving the Yemeni Crisis: Proposed practical steps for the US Special Envoy

The latest decision by US President Joe Biden to appoint Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Timothy Lenderking as the US Special Envoy for Yemen is an important step towards resolving the Yemeni...

US global standing is at its lowest point in the past 30 years

I have formerly written about some of the accomplishments achieved by the Trump administration in a number of key areas, such as the elimination of Qassem Soleimani, putting an end to Iran’s naval...

How can Biden restore America's global leadership?

The political crisis in Washington has upended the role of the United States as a global leader, a position it has enjoyed since the end of World War II, and which the incoming president must move...

Expanding the China-GCC strategic partnership

China enjoys good relations with Gulf Cooperation Council countries these days, especially after this engagement has been upgraded to a “strategic partnership,” meaning close cooperation in all fields...

Russia’s proposal for Gulf security faces new hurdles

The US makes no secret of its opposition to Russia’s stance on Gulf security, but that opposition may be even more pronounced during a Joe Biden presidency. After four years of friendly relations...