Author: Alessandro Bruno

Alessandro Bruno

Alessandro Bruno (@TheAlessandrist) is an analyst at Gulf State Analytics (@GulfStateAnalyt), a Washington, DC-based geopolitical risk consultancy. He is a frequent guest on BBC, CBC, and CTV. He holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Toronto – where he also started a Ph.D. Bruno has worked abroad as a United Nations officer in Libya. @TheAlessandrist.


The Qatari-Emirati Strategic Contest in the Horn of Africa


The ‘Ever Given’ incident that blocked navigation in the Suez Canal for over a week...


Iraq and its Multiple Crises: Is Baghdad at its Tipping Point?

Politics & Governance

Following the resignation of Abdul Mahdi’s government in November 2019, the Iraqi parliament voted in...


Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and Gulf States’ Stakes


The Nagorno-Karabakh clashes flared up once again on September 27, the deadliest violation of the...


The COVID19 Created Opportunities for Re-engagement within the GCC


Three years after the start of a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation...


Tensions between Gulf States Destabilized Libya and Could Hamper Reconstruc...

Defense & Security

The significant and ongoing presence of various international actors in Libya could further intensify, despite...

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