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Giorgio Cafiero


Giorgio Cafiero is the CEO of Gulf State Analytics. Follow him on Twitter: @GiorgioCafiero

Analysis: The Biden administration appears to have no intention of using its considerable leverage to change Israel's conduct in Rafah.

13 May, 2024

Analysis: Despite much talk, any mutual defence deal would face congressional opposition, and Saudi Arabia won't normalise ties with Israel amid the Gaza war.

08 May, 2024

Analysis: Qatar has long served as a diplomatic bridge for regional and international foreign policy challenges.

29 April, 2024

Analysis: Bahrain's biggest royal pardon since the Arab Spring began aims to reduce domestic tensions and assuage international concerns over human rights.

17 April, 2024

Analysis: Iran's unprecedented retaliatory drone and missile strikes on Israel mark a paradigm shift, but how will Tel Aviv and the United States respond?

15 April, 2024

Analysis: With international condemnation growing and Israel still vowing to invade Rafah, will US policy change?

09 April, 2024

Analysis: A landmark visit by a Hezbollah official to the UAE has led to speculation about the motivations for, and potential outcomes of, the rare trip.

03 April, 2024

Analysis: The US plan to have an aid port set up off Gaza to tackle severe food shortages caused by Israel's weaponisation of aid doesn't address the root cause

20 March, 2024

Analysis: Russia's invasion of Ukraine has accelerated East-West bifurcation in an increasingly multipolar world, with Arab states striking a delicate balance.

05 March, 2024

Analysis: The intra-Palestinian talks in Moscow are part of Russia's diplomacy vis-à-vis the Israeli war on Gaza. But will they produce concrete results?

27 February, 2024