Cinzia Bianco

Cinzia Bianco is an analyst and researcher focused on the international relations and on the politics and security of the Gulf region. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies from King’s College London, she carried on a Research Fellowship in Oman, Qatar, U.A.E., and Kuwait for the European Commission’s Sharaka project. She is currently an analyst for Gulf State Analytics and a regulator contributor to several think tanks including the NATO Defense College Foundation and the Euro-Gulf Information Center. She recently published a chapter in “The US and the Gulf: Towards a Reassessment of Commitments and Alignments” (London and Berlin: Gerlach Press, 2015) based on her paper about a new role for Europe in the Gulf, presented at the Gulf Research Meeting 2014 (University of Cambridge, UK).


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