Special Reports

Intricate assessments on miscellaneous topics ranging from bilateral military relations to military technology, and other issues that require special attention.

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76Reports for Special Reports

May 25, 2023

Summary: Under a joint trilateral statement, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and China announced on 10/3/2023 an agreement to resume diplomatic relations between Riyadh and Tehran.The Beijing agreement was not surprising ...

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May 18, 2023

Summary: Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, fueled by conflicts in Yemen and Syria, have strained the two countries’ relations. However, a potential shift has emerged with the signing of the Beijing agre...

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May 16, 2023

Summary: Following his appointment as Minister of Defense last September 2022, Saudi Prince Khaled Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz was granted substantial jurisdiction in the defense sector by his brother Crown Princ...

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May 03, 2023

Summary: The UAE Air Force and Air Defense (UAE-AFAD) continue to search for new air defenses in response to the evolving threat landscape in the Gulf region. The UAE’s main challenge remains to reduce its dec...

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April 26, 2023

Summary: The Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense (MOD) commissioned at least three clearly-defined radar procurement programs in addition to other tentative air defense upgrades in the past two to three years. The r...

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April 26, 2023

Summary: Earlier this month (2/4/2023), OPEC+ surprisingly decided to increase production cuts starting May by 1.6 million barrels per day (bpd), with OPEC+ leaders citing an uncertain demand outlook. Neverthe...

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April 12, 2023

Summary: The Saudi defense industry is hard at work localizing and home-growing domestic unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). On the one hand, the Saudi domestic UAV programs cater to Vision 2030, which calls for ...

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April 06, 2023

Summary: The Saudi defense industry is hard at work localizing and home-growing domestic unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). On the one hand, the Saudi domestic UAV programs cater to Vision 2030, which calls for ...

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March 13, 2023

Summary: EDGE Group has unveiled 11 new autonomy-enabled unmanned vehicles across land, naval, and air domains at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2023) in Abu Dhabi.EDGE Group CEO and...

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March 01, 2023

Summary: The past year witnessed a considerable uptick in defense-related meetings between Saudi Arabia and Turkiye. During these interactions, defense ministry officials discussed military-industrial cooperat...

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