Giorgio Cafiero

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir watches a joint Sudanese and Saudi Arabian air force drill at the Marwa air base, Meroe, Sudan, April 9, 2017.  (photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

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Qatar-GCC crisis unsettles Sudan

Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor

The government in Khartoum is caught in the middle of the bitter dispute between Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Bahrainis' shrinking political space

Friday, Jun. 2, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor

The Bahraini government is sending a message about loyalty to its population by removing the organizations representing its Shiite and secular opposition from the political arena.

'Fake news' sparks real crisis in the Gulf

Friday, May. 26, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor

Controversial statements reported by Qatar's state news agency and later attributed to a hack have revealed deep tension among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Bahrain’s ongoing political crisis threatens stability

Sunday, May. 21, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor

The Bahraini government is taking a strong stand against the militant Shiite opposition factions that have become more radical in the past few years.

Why GCC has been silent on Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor

Gulf states have failed to criticize the Trump administration for its recent "Muslim ban" in an attempt to keep the new US administration on their side in light of the economic and security challenge the Gulf region faces.

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Giorgio Cafiero is the CEO of Gulf State Analytics. On Twitter: @GulfStateAnalyt

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