David Bender

Quantitative Geopolitical Analyst at Koto. Middle East, energy and security expert. Previously political risk analyst at Eurasia Group and threat analyst at Chevron. MA in Middle Eastern Studies (NYU)

Tysons, VA 2 posts
Iran: A Precarious Persian Spring?

Iran: A Precarious Persian Spring?

The protests that began in Iran two weeks ago are the most significant unrest in the country since 2009 and…


Jan 10, 2018
Saudi Arabia: Is major reform possible in the oil-cursed Kingdom?

Saudi Arabia: Is major reform possible in the oil-cursed Kingdom?

After decades of risk-averse octogenarian kings, Saudi Arabia’s young, ambitious Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s (MBS) recent purge…


Dec 06, 2017