Qatar

Politics & Governance

Gulf States’ Interests in Mediating Ukraine Peace Initiatives

Once again, Qatar finds itself in the international spotlight for its high-profile international mediation efforts....

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Unfairly Maligned? The Cost of Mediation on Qatar-U.S. Relations

Following the Hamas attack against southern Israel on October 7, 2023, calls have risen in...

Society & Culture

An American University Retreats from Qatar to Texas

The undermining of America’s global role is most easily seen far from Washington—in College Station,...

Energy & Environment

Shaping the Future: The 7th GECF Summit and Geopolitical Realities of the G...

The 7th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Algiers marks a crucial moment for...

Politics & Governance

Bowing to Political Pressure: Texas A&M Withdraws from Qatar

On February 8, 2024, the announcement that Texas A&M’s Qatar campus will close by 2028...

Economy & Innovation

Leveling Up: Unlocking The Promise of Esports in Qatar

In some Arab Gulf States, the esports (electronic sports) industry is booming. Besides the entertainment...

Defense & Security

The Gulf in 2024: Expert Outlook

GCC Unity in 2024 in the Face of Regional Threats Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Fellow...

Defense & Security

Qatar Builds a Blue-Water Force to Safeguard National Security and Energy I...

With about 35,000 square kilometers of territorial water dotted with hundreds of oil and gas...

Politics & Governance

Qatar’s 7th Municipal Elections: What to Expect for the Political Culture...

There are intricate dynamics in Qatari politics, specifically the evolving participation of women in the...

Geopolitics

Qatar’s Role in Sudan’s Crisis: Limited Influence and Humanitar...

On May 19, while Arab leaders were meeting at the Arab League summit in Jeddah,...

Geopolitics

Perspectives: Turkey-Gulf Relations in Erdoğan’s Next Term

Turkey and Saudi Arabia: A “Manageable Competition” Sinem Cengiz Non-Resident Fellow, Gulf International Forum; Research...

Geopolitics

Reflecting on the Turkey-Qatar Partnership, Fifty Years Later

In 2023, Turkey and Qatar are to celebrate 50 years of full diplomatic ties, providing...

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