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Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Gulf
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2015)
Within a matter of decades, Gulf port cities have rapidly evolved from regional centers of cultural and economic exchange to globalizing cities deeply embedded within the global economy. Explicitly evident features of Gulf ...
Qatari Foreign Policy and the Exercise of Subtle Power
(International Studies Journal, 2017-10)
The paper begins with a discussion of the typical roles, profile, and position of small states in the international system, explains the paradox that is Qatar’s outsized role and position in the international system, and ...
Royal Factionalism and Political Liberalization in Qatar
(Middle East Institute, 2009)
Qatar's much publicized liberalization campaign that began in the mid-1990s was a direct result of efforts by the new Amir, Shaykh Hamad, to compensate for his fragile base of support within the ruling Al Thani family by ...
Improving Single Male Laborers’ Health in Qatar
(Center for International and Regional Studies and World Innovation Summit for Health, 2019-11)
The aim of this policy brief is to provide some understanding of the health constraints faced by single male laborers (SMLs), the policy efforts underway to enhance their access to healthcare, and further actions that ought ...