Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, imposed a blockade and issued a list...

Congress Reacting to A Nuclear Saudi Arabia

Congressional attention toward the status of nuclear technology in the Middle East has increased following recent reports that the Trump...

Arizona, Arabia, Alfalfa: Gulf Agricultural Industry Sparks a...

Separated by roughly eighty-one-hundred miles of land and ocean, the initially ...

Russia and the Arab Gulf States: Current Energy Variables

Despite a history of abject opposition to one another on a host

Investing in Saudi Arabia’s NIDLP

With the widespread outrage following the Khashoggi case, the imprisonment of human rights activists in Saudi Arabia, and the raging Yemeni...

Balancing Regional Rivalries: Russia and Saudi Arabia

If there was any question concerning Russia’s burgeoning engagement with ...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

Gulf International Forum (GIF) presents our 2019 forecast. As the new year is upon us, please read GIF’s projections for what 2019 may...

Saudi Reshuffle: What’s in the Cards?

The recent shuffle within the Saudi government can be characterized as symbolic intended to demonstrate that the Crown Prince is taking...

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair Part 2: Congress Responding to President...

Even President Trump’s own party found his statement confounding yesterday, in which...

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair: A Rare Glimpse of a United Congress

To say that Washington D.C. and the United States as a whole are divided on ...

The Strange Case of the Dissident Saudi Journalist Who Disappeared

Jamal Khashoggi was under no illusion about what would happen to him if he returned to Saudi Arabia. In a piece last year in The...

Saudi Arabia will Quietly Add Extra Oil to the Market to Offset a Drop...

Saudi Arabia will quietly add extra oil to the market over the next couple of months to offset a drop in Iranian production but is...