Author: Sana Quadri

Sana Quadri

Sana Quadri is an independent researcher and writer on the political economy and international relations of the Gulf region. She holds an M.A in Gulf studies from the University of Exeter (UK). She tweets at @QuadriSana.


“Sandwich-Gate” Caps Another Year of Nationalization Woes in the UAE

Politics & Governance

In early December, Twitter users in the United Arab Emirates erupted in fury over the...


Beyond Stereotypes and Propaganda: A Look Behind the Rise of Social Media S...

Society & Culture

This year, the People’s Choice Awards, an annual American award show that has aired since...


For the UAE, Israeli Media is A Double-Edged Sword

Politics & Governance

Battles between different Gulf nations’ state-owned media outlets have become a common feature of Arab...


The Pandemic Further Consolidates Abu Dhabi’s Supremacy within the UAE

Politics & Governance

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be igniting a new kind of competition...

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