Qatar

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...

Geopolitics

Qatar-Bahrain Relations: Prioritizing Progress Despite Complicated History

In recent months, the Middle East and North Africa region has seen notable progress towards...

Politics & Governance

Winning Hearts and Minds: Qatar’s Ambitious Sports Investments

In the months since Qatar’s largely successful hosting of the 2022 World Cup, the small...

Politics & Governance

Qatar’s Delicate Balancing Act: The FIFA World Cup and International Pres...

Football commentators all over the world described the FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and...

Geopolitics

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar: Politics On Display On and Off the Field

Over the past three weeks, the world has enjoyed watching the FIFA World Cup, the...

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...

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