We are a political risk analysis and consulting firm founded in 2013, and based in New Jersey in the United States. iStrategic has in-country connections throughout the Middle East and North Africa region, and a dedicated team devoted to delivering insightful and timely analysis to our clients.
Ghaidaa Hetou Ph.D. is the founder of iStrategic. Dr. Hetou guides the development and oversees the operational efficiency of iStrategic. She is a consultant and advisor on Middle East and North Africa affairs, specializing in political risk analysis, foreign policy, political economy, geopolitics, and business strategies. Dr. Hetou also writes a weekly Op-Ed in Forbes Middle East. Dr. Hetou speaks Arabic, English and German fluently. French, Farsi, Turkish, Kurdish and Hebrew are spoken at iStrategic as well.
Our Macro and Micro political risk analysis, like all our services, cover Middle East and North Africa states, including: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Israel and Algeria.
We offer our services to the private sector and government agencies. iStrategic LLC is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) registered with the System for Award Management (SAM).