Politics & Governance

How to Deal with Russia in the Middle East and the Gulf Region?

In less than a decade, Russia has made significant advances in the Middle East and...

Iraq

The PMF’s Fight for Legitimacy in Iraq

Formed in 2014, the initial raison d’etre of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) was to...

Iran

Dealing with Iran: Trump’s Negotiating Formula Risks Unwanted War

Wars don’t just happen; there is always an underlying cause. Sometimes a predator sees an...

The Gulf in the Gulf – Gulf Crisis Second Anniversary

Download the PDF version here   The gulf in the Gulf is profound. It is...

Iraq

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing...

Turkey’s Involvement in Gulf Security

In a volatile global environment, small states tend to rely more on hedging as a...

Iran

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

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

Yemen

Yemen’s Future: A Humanitarian Calamity and A Lost Generation

As next month the War in Yemen enters into its fifth year, and with no...

Event Recap – Humanitarian Aid Event Retrospective

On February 8th, 2019 Gulf International Form was honored to host United ...

KSA

Saudi Reshuffle: What’s in the Cards?

The recent shuffle within the Saudi government can be characterized as symbolic intended to demonstrate...

Yemen

Stockholm Negotiations, One Step Toward Peace in Yemen

Over the past week, Stockholm has hosted peace talks between Yemen’s warring parties...

Event Recap: Religious Pluralism in the Gulf

On November 14th, 2018 Gulf International Forum (GIF) was honored to have gathered a diverse...

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