Investing in Saudi Arabia’s NIDLP

With the widespread outrage following the Khashoggi case, the imprisonment of human rights activists in Saudi Arabia, and the raging Yemeni...

Balancing Regional Rivalries: Russia and Saudi Arabia

If there was any question concerning Russia’s burgeoning engagement with Saudi Arabia after the much-discussed “high-five” at the G-20...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

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Saudi Reshuffle: What’s in the Cards?

The recent shuffle within the Saudi government can be characterized as symbolic intended to demonstrate that the Crown Prince is taking...

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair Part 2: Congress Responding to President...

Introduction Even President Trump’s own party found his statement confounding yesterday, in which he made a series of disputed claims...

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair: A Rare Glimpse of a United Congress

Introduction To say that Washington D.C. and the United States as a whole are divided on political and partisan lines does not seem to...

The Strange Case of the Dissident Saudi Journalist Who Disappeared

Jamal Khashoggi was under no illusion about what would happen to him if he returned to Saudi Arabia. In a piece last year in The...

Saudi Arabia will Quietly Add Extra Oil to the Market to Offset a Drop...

Saudi Arabia will quietly add extra oil to the market over the next couple of months to offset a drop in Iranian production but is...

In Response to Trump, Saudis Ramp Up Oil Exports Into the U.S.

Saudi Arabia has markedly increased oil exports to America, a sign OPEC’s leading...

Saudi-led Coalition Condemns U.N. Rights Report on Yemen

The coalition of Arab states fighting against Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis...

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Citing the legendary influence of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela...

Saudi Arabia is Stumbling in Its Efforts to Build a Global Financial...

While it’s working hard to diversify and modernize its economy, Saudi...