Giorgio Cafiero

Giorgio Cafiero is a research analyst with Country Risk Solutions. Shortly after completing his academic studies, Giorgio conducted research on the Western Sahara conflict. In April 2012, his research on the topic was awarded third place in an essay competition sponsored by the American Task Force on Western Sahara. Giorgio is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Asia Times Online and Foreign Policy in Focus. During April 2012, one of his articles was cited in a NATO report concerning post-2014 Afghanistan.

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Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror ‘Coalition’ is a House of Cards

  • Al Jazeera

    The UAE and Qatar Wage a Proxy War in Libya

  • Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s Evolving Alliance

  • Associated Press

    Turkey, Qatar and a Doomed Syria Policy

  • Xinhua

    U.S. and Iran’s Common Interests in Syria

  • Associated Press

    The Hajj Stampede Exacerbates Saudi-Iranian Tension

  • via Youtube

    Saudis and al-Qaeda Find Common Cause in Yemen

  • via Youtube

    The UAE’s High Stakes in Yemen

  • LConstantino/Wikimedia

    Iran Exposes the Myth of GCC Unity

  • Rafael Figueroa Medina/U.S. Navy

    Can France Become Saudi Arabia’s Closest Ally?

  • Tribes of the World

    While Saudi Arabia Goes to War Abroad, It’s Simmering at Home

  • Screengrab

    The ‘Islamic State’ Attacks Kuwait

  • Reuters

    Oman’s Diplomatic Bridge in Yemen

  • Al Jazeera

    Four Years After Gaddafi, Libya Is a Failed State

  • UMAA

    Baqir al-Nimr’s Death Sentence Could Inflame Middle East Tensions

  • Raqqa Media Center

    Bahrain’s Daesh Dilemma

  • Tim Freccia/Enough Project

    In South Sudan, China Peacemaker Role Marks a First in its Diplomacy

  • Google

    Bahrain’s Jihadist Dilemma

  • Broad Arrow

    Saudi Arabia’s Sectarian Challenge

  • Associated Press

    MH370 will not change China-Malaysia Relations

  • Map

    The UAE’s Preservation of the Status Quo

  • Google

    As the European Union Reconsiders Russian Natural Gas, Qatar Waits in the Wings


    Syria’s Civil War, Assad and the Palestinians

  • Michael Wuertenberg

    What MH370 Says About Malaysia’s Challenge

  • Pete Souza

    How China Benefits from the Ukraine Crisis

  • Google

    The Geopolitics of Gay Rights in Uganda

  • Lucas Jackson

    Burkina Faso’s “West African Spring”

  • Flash90

    Egypt and Israel have Maintained Bilateral Relations

  • PIB

    Can China and India Coexist in Myanmar?

  • Google

    Analysis of Turkey and Iran’s Growing Alliance

  • Getty Images

    Hamas and Hezbollah at Loggerheads over Syria

  • Mali

    France’s Nineteenth-Century Foreign Policy Fails in the Twenty-First Century

  • Google

    Can Qatar Regain Influence in Egypt?

  • Nasser Nouri

    Can Democracy and Islamic Radicalism Coexist in Tunisia?

  • Google

    Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?


    Genocide in the Central African Republic

  • Takeaway

    Dim Prospects for Peace in Southern Thailand

  • Collage

    Washington and Tehran Share Common Interests in Afghanistan

  • Associated Press

    Is the U.S. Losing Saudi Arabia to China?

  • Google

    Japan’s Growing Influence in the Middle East