2020 Elections: What is New in it for the Gulf?

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Although the results...


The Elephant in the Room: Kuwait’s Labor Crisis

Politics & Governance

With the passing of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Kuwait has entered a period of uncertainty...


The GCC on U.S. Elections: Some Wary of U.S. Reset, Others Welcome It

U.S. – Gulf Policy

If one follows politics in Washington today, it should come as no surprise that the...


Snapping Back on Iran’s Ambitious Military Capabilities: The U.S. Push to Extend Sanctions

Defense & Security

A diplomatic defeat has arisen for the United States in Washington’s attempt to extend the...


An Evolving Iraqi National Identity Emerges

Politics & Governance

Since Baghdad announced the defeat of ISIS three years ago, Iraqis have been forming a...


A Disaster in Beirut: What Will the Gulf Do?


A disaster struck Lebanon, destroying half of the capital city of Beirut and creating an...


Advancing Women’s Political Representation in Gulf Governance


Executive Summary This report examines the policies and strategies utilized by the Gulf Cooperation Council...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2020

Click HERE to download PDF file    Gulf International Forum (GIF) presents our 2020 forecast....


Perspectives on Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the Upcoming GCC Summit


A few days before the upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia, there...


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