Ali Bakeer

Ali Bakeer

Dr Ali Bakeer is an Ankara-based political analyst and researcher. He holds a PhD in political science and international relations. His main research interests include Turkey's foreign policy, Iran and GCC countries.

United Arab Emirates

Why did the UAE and Bahrain re-open their embassies in Syria?

The official justification that the embassies were opened to counter Iranian influence is hardly believable.

Why did the UAE and Bahrain re-open their embassies in Syria?

GCC

Will the GCC crisis be resolved in 2018?

Two scenarios for the GCC crisis in 2018.

Will the GCC crisis be resolved in 2018?

Kuwait

GCC crisis: Why is Kuwaiti mediation not working?

The Saudi-led bloc is obstructing Kuwait's efforts to mend the GCC rift.

GCC crisis: Why is Kuwaiti mediation not working?