Giorgio Cafiero

Giorgio Cafiero is the founder of Gulf State Analytics (GSA).

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Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Four Years After NATO-Backed Ouster of Gaddafi, Libya Is a Failed State
Nearly four years after NATO-backed rebels toppled the former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, the North Africa country has plunged into chaotic unrest. The failure of last year’s election to achieve political unity in Libya was most evident when Fajr Libya, or “Libya Dawn” — a diverse coalition of...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The Death Sentence That Could Inflame Sectarian Tensions Across The Middle East
Last October, Saudi Arabia’s Special Criminal Court sentenced Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr — a popular Shi’ite cleric and outspoken political dissident — to death. This was not an ordinary criminal trial, even considering Saudi Arabia’s liberal use of capital punishment. Among other charges, the...
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