Yemen: A State Torn, Not Restored

A recent escalation of fighting in the south of Yemen has renewed calls and increased demands from secessionist groups for independence....

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming Challenges into...

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing a revival of Iraq’s foregone role as a strong regional player, both...

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...

Zarif’s “Resignation”, A Delicate Balance between...

The shocking resignation of Tehran’s Foreign Minister and chief diplomat ...

Lebanon’s Economic Hardship is Yet Another Arena for Gulf...

Although there is a history of Gulf nations utilizing dollar diplomacy in order...

Post War Syria: Factors Inhibiting Arab Gulf Influence

In light of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad and his allies having consolidated ...

The Origins of Nancy Pelosi’s Impending Gulf Policy

With the inauguration of the 116th Congress, Speaker Designate Nancy Pelosi will ...

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...

Delaware-Gulftainer Agreement Represents Significant Change in...

In late September 2018, Delaware government authorities finalized a deal...

Iraq’s New Government: Historic Opportunity for Reform in Iraq

The formation of Iraq’s recent government has to a large extent shaped a new ...

The New Battlefront: Cyber Security Across the GCC

In the past decade, the Gulf region has become increasingly digitalized as its ...

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 ...