Qatar

Politics & Governance

Due Diligence or Demonization? World Cup 2022 and Western Criticism of Qata...

Association football, or “soccer” to Americans, dominates the world of sports. More fans flock to...

Geopolitics

FIFA 2022 Qatar and Building Bridges in the Gulf

All across Qatar, excitement has steadily built as the small Gulf monarchy prepares for the...

Geopolitics

Is the World Cup Actually Helping Qatar Project Soft Power?

Qatar will host the 22nd edition of the World Cup between November 20 and December...

Geopolitics

Why the Qatar-Bahrain Rift Long Predates the 2017 Gulf Crisis

On the sidelines of the Jeddah Security and Development Summit, the Qatari Amir Shaykh Tamim...

Defense & Security

What “Realism” Often Misses: A Study of Iran and Qatar

The Ukraine conflict, which entered its hundredth day last week, has major implications for all...

Economy & Innovation

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

Defense & Security

The Russo-Ukrainian War and the Forked Path of Qatar-Russia Relations

Since the onset of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have found...

Energy Policy

Qatar-Germany LNG Deal: the End of EU’s “Russia Energy Dependency” Cu...

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, the world’s largest economies collectively introduced several...

Geopolitics

Qatar’s Growing Role as a Humanitarian and Diplomatic Hub

Almost precisely twenty years after 9/11, the world seemed stunned in disbelief as the Taliban...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Qatar’s Essential Diplomacy in the New Balance of Power

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visited Doha on February 21, where he met with Emir Sheikh...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

“Major Non-NATO Ally”: What did Qatar Get in Washington?

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar’s emir, met with President Joe Biden at the White...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Exploring Alternatives to Russian Natural Gas, Europe Looks to the Gulf

The ongoing tensions in Europe between Russia and Ukraine have contributed to an ongoing energy...

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