Giorgio Cafiero is the CEO of Gulf State Analytics, a Washington DC-based geopolitical risk consultancy.
Khalid al-Jaber is the director of MENA Center for Research in Washington, DC.
Comment: As long as the Saudis insist on maintaining Yemeni unity while the Emiratis support southern secessionists, there will be tension between them, write Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber.
Comment: The UAE is seeking dialogue with Iran to better manage the risks of a major conflict erupting in the Arabian Gulf, write Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber.
Comment: The Saudi-led blockade is still in place, and unless it is lifted, Qatar is unlikely to seek much goodwill from the Saudi leadership, write Khalid al-Jaber and Giorgio Cafiero.