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.

Turkey Pushes Syria and Egypt Closer

Dec 18, 2019

Since the 2013 coup in Egypt, Cairo has consistently supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In October 2019, after Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring in northeast Syria, Egypt became more supportive of the government in Damascus.

The Strained Saudi-Emirati Alliance

Nov 12, 2019

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar's ambitious foreign policy agendas have shaped the region, as has the division between them.

Gulf States React to India's Shift on Kashmir

Sep 25, 2019

Recent developments in Indian-administered Kashmir have made global headlines. Yet the Gulf Cooperation Council states have reacted to the latest events with silence if not outright support for New Delhi.

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