Gulf State Analytics

Gulf State Analytics (GSA) is a Washington, DC-based geopolitical risk consulting firm that assesses risks and opportunities among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states for lenders, traders, investors, policymakers and other parties. In today’s volatile environment, stakeholders demand current, objective and independent assessments of the GCC’s complex state of affairs. Our team of renowned economists, political scientists, former diplomats and regional experts distinguish between fact and fiction to provide timely insights into current events in the GCC.

Argentina Designates Hezbollah a Terrorist Group

Aug 13, 2019

In July 2019, Argentina designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization, accusing the Lebanese Shia group of deadly attacks against the Israeli Embassy and a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in the 1990s.

Will Idlib Trigger a Turkish-Syrian War?

Jul 29, 2019

In Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib, hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped in what the UN has described as an unfolding humanitarian disaster.

Haftar’s Loss of Gharyan in Libya

Jul 15, 2019

Three months into General Khalifa Haftar’s westward offensive, militias aligned with the UN-recognized Government of National Accord have slowed down the Libyan National Army’s advance on Tripoli.