Policy Focus

KSA

Saudi-Omani Partnership: Economic and Security Ties Deepen

Politics & Governance

On Sunday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman departed on his first international visit to...

KSA

Saudi Ceasefire Proposal in Yemen: Opportunities and Future Challenges

Defense & Security

The new Saudi initiative about a ceasefire in Yemen has opened the door for a...

Yemen

Marib Battle and Biden’s Yemen Policy: A New Phase or Another Escalation?

Defense & Security

Since the inauguration of President Joe Biden, America’s foreign policy in Yemen has been formed...

Iraq

Erbil Rocket Attack: Is the U.S.-Iran Conflict Escalating Again?

U.S. – Gulf Policy

After several months of relative calm, tensions in Iraq have once again transformed the country...

Iran

Iran Must Deal with A New Status Quo in the South Caucasus

Geopolitics

There is a new status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh. Following six weeks of bloody conflict in...

Iraq

A Withdrawal of the U.S. Embassy from Baghdad Could Destabilize Iraq

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Following an escalation of violence against U.S. forces and diplomats in Iraq, Secretary of State...

Iran

Snapping Back on Iran’s Ambitious Military Capabilities: The U.S. Push to...

Defense & Security

A diplomatic defeat has arisen for the United States in Washington’s attempt to extend the...

Iraq

An Evolving Iraqi National Identity Emerges

Politics & Governance

Since Baghdad announced the defeat of ISIS three years ago, Iraqis have been forming a...

GCC

A Disaster in Beirut: What Will the Gulf Do?

Geopolitics

A disaster struck Lebanon, destroying half of the capital city of Beirut and creating an...

Iran

 A New Age of Cyber Conflict for Iran? Increasing Capabilities and Incenti...

Defense & Security

Iran has been shaken by dozens of mysterious explosions and fires across the country over...

Iraq

To Assert Iraqi State Authority, New PM Challenges Iran Backed Militias

Politics & Governance

A few weeks after his appointment on May 7 as the Prime Minister of Iraq,...

Yemen

Event Recap: After Five Years of War: How Can Yemenis Restore their State a...

Politics & Governance

On April 20, GIF hosted a panel discussion “After Five Years of War: How Can...

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