Hannah Kuperman is a Research Assistant Intern at Gulf International Forum. Hannah holds a BA (Hons.) from Muhlenberg College in International Studies with a dual concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies and Middle East Studies. Before interning as a Research Assistant at the Gulf International Forum, she has interned at the Department of Defense’s Near East South Asia Strategic Studies Center, and with the “Salafi-Jihadi Team” at the American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project. Her research interests include quasi-military power balancing efforts in the Gulf region, and the opportunities for (and limitations of) cooperative security policy between Israel and GCC states.