Policy Focus

Yemen

Stockholm Negotiations, One Step Toward Peace in Yemen

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

Qatar

Qatar’s Withdrawal from OPEC: Energy Sector Strategy or Political Move?

Last week’s announcement by Qatar that the state intends to leave the

Qatar

Scenarios for the Upcoming GCC Summit

The 2018 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit is taking place amidst a changing balance of...

Yemen

Changing Context Provides Conditions for De-Escalation in Yemen

Opportunities for peace between Yemen’s warring parties are higher than ever before...

KSA

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

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

Event Recap: Religious Pluralism in the Gulf

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

Event Recap: Congress & the Shaping of U.S. Policy in the Gulf

Mere hours after American citizens journeyed to the ballot box to cast their ...

Qatar

Qatar Enacts Favorable Immigration Laws

Qatar recently announced a series of reforms related to the legal status of the countless...

KSA

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Citing the legendary influence of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela...

Turkish Economic Crisis and the Arab Gulf Economies

Over the last few days the Turkish economy has faced its worst economic...

KSA

Unexpected Diplomatic Crisis between Saudi Arabia and Canada over Human Rights Issues

On Monday Saudi Arabia abruptly announced a freeze of all trade and economic...

Yemen

Hodeidah Battle’s Regional Extension: A New...

After over a month of ruinous fighting for Yemen’s vital Hodeidah seaport...