GCC

Water in the Gulf: A Desperate Call for New Solutions to an Old Problem

Politics & Governance

The greatest challenge facing the Gulf region is not related to regional politics and security....

GCC

Targeting Academia in the Gulf Region

Politics & Governance

Over the past few years, authorities in the Middle East and particularly in the Gulf...

UAE

What’s In It for the UAE in Agreement with Israel?

Geopolitics

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince (and de facto ruler of the UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...

Iran

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...

Iraq

An Evolving Iraqi National Identity Emerges

Politics & Governance

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

GCC

A Disaster in Beirut: What Will the Gulf Do?

Geopolitics

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

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2020

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

Qatar

Perspectives on Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the Upcoming GCC Summit

Geopolitics

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

Yemen

Yemen: A State Torn, Not Restored

Politics & Governance

A recent escalation of fighting in the south of Yemen has renewed calls and increased...

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