More than six years have passed since the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia launched its Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen. Today it is obvious that the Saudi-led military coalition has failed to defeat the Houthis [...]
About Giorgio CafieroGiorgio Cafiero (@GiorgioCafiero) is the CEO and Founder of Gulf State Analytics (@GulfStateAnalyt), a Washington DC-based consulting business. He holds an M.A. in international relations.
In addition to keeping strong relations with Western powers, one of the pillars of Moroccan foreign policy is the maintenance of its deep ties to all six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members. The extent [...]
Since power in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was consolidated into the hands of Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (MbZ), he has become the country’s de facto ruler. MbZ has also become, [...]
King Abdullah’s historic visit to Beijing in 2006 marked the beginning of a new chapter in Sino–Saudi relations, building on the Kingdom’s purchase of 36 CSS-2 “East Wind” intermediate-range ballistic missiles and nine launchers [...]
Omanis and Turks have historic relations dating back to the 16th century when the Ottomans sought to counter Portuguese influence in the Indian Ocean. Yet it was not until 1973, three years after Sultan [...]