Candidate Profile: What a Bernie Sanders Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

Looking to replicate the unexpected successes of his primary challenge in the 2016 Democratic nominating contest, Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has announced that he will be…

Candidate Briefing: What a Bill Weld Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

In what may feel like a welcome reprieve from the seemingly daily declarations of candidacy by various Democrats, former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld (R) announced…

Event Recap – Humanitarian Aid Event Retrospective

On February 8th, 2019 Gulf International Form was honored to host United Nations Humanitarian Envoy H.E Ambassador Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Al-Meraikhi for a conversation, “Gulf…

Candidate Briefing: What an Amy Klobuchar Presidency Could Mean for the Gulf

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) became the fifth Democratic Senator to announce her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in 2020. However, in spite of a lifetime…

Event Recap – Women in the Gulf: Between Tradition & Reform

On January 31st 2019, GIF held its first event of the new year, at which a panel of experts discussed the evolving status of women…

Candidate Briefing: What a Cory Booker 2020 Run Could Mean for the Gulf

Joining three of his already-declared Senate colleagues, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker announced that he would be launching a campaign for the Democratic Presidential nomination…

Post War Syria: Factors Inhibiting Arab Gulf Influence

In light of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad and his allies having consolidated power over 65% of Syrian territory, the Gulf states are re-examining their national…

Weaponized Sports Widen GCC Cracks

Over a year and a half since its outbreak, the Gulf dispute is increasingly leaving the boundaries of political difference among the Gulf’s top leaders, and is now reaching…

Candidate Briefing: What a Kirsten Gillibrand 2020 Run Could Mean for the Gulf

Joining a growing handful of previously declared candidates, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced that she too would be making a bid for the…

Candidate Briefing: What A Tulsi Gabbard 2020 Run Could Mean for the Gulf

Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI02) became an early member of what is expected to be a crowded field of candidates gunning for the Democratic nomination…

The Origins of Nancy Pelosi’s Impending Gulf Policy

With the inauguration of the 116th Congress, Speaker Designate Nancy Pelosi will make history as the first person in 60 years to reclaim the Speaker’s…

Event Recap: Security & Defense in the Gulf: Impending Regional and International Changes

On December 6th, 2018 Gulf International Forum (GIF) hosted a panel titled “Security & Defense in the Gulf: Impending Regional and International Changes.” GIF was…