Giorgio Cafiero is the CEO and founder of Gulf State Analytics, a geopolitical risk consultancy based in Washington, DC. His research interests include geopolitical and security trends in the Arabian Peninsula and the broader Middle East. Mr. Cafiero is a regular contributor to several publications including Al Monitor, The National Interest, and LobeLog. From 2014-2015, he was an analyst at Kroll, an investigative due diligence consultancy. He received an M.A. in International Relations from the University of San Diego.
Author Archive | Giorgio Cafiero
China Eyes Qatar in its Quest to Build a New Silk Road
Will the Saudis Deploy Ground Forces to Syria?
Can Tourism Save Oman from Cheap Oil?
Giorgio Cafiero 02.02.16
Israel’s Diplomatic Overture to the UAE
Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror ‘Coalition’ is a House of Cards
The UAE and Qatar Wage a Proxy War in Libya
Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s Evolving Alliance
Turkey, Qatar and a Failing Syria Policy
U.S. and Iranian Interests in Syria
The Hajj Stampede Exacerbates Saudi-Iranian Tension
Saudis and al-Qaeda Find Common Cause in Yemen
The UAE’s High Stakes in Yemen
Iran Exposes the Myth of GCC Unity
Can France Become Saudi Arabia’s Closest Ally?
While the Saudis Go to War Abroad, Homefront is Simmering
Islamic State Attacks Kuwait
Giorgio Cafiero 07.02.15
Oman is the Diplomatic Bridge in Yemen
Libya Is a Failed State
Baqir al-Nimr’s Death Sentence Could Inflame Middle East Tensions
Giorgio Cafiero 01.21.15