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The Political Costs of Qatar's Western Orientation
( Blackwell Publishing Ltd , 2012 , Article)
No (Gulf) Country for Syrian Refugees
( The Council on Foreign Relations , 2015 , Article)
A common reaction to the ongoing migrant crisis has been to blame Europe: how can the wealthy nations of western Europe allow such a tragedy? More recently, however, media and popular scrutiny have turned back toward the ...
Renegotiating the Ruling Bargain: Selling Fiscal Reform in the GCC
( Middle East Institution , 2016 , Article)
Built upon depletable reservoirs of oil and natural gas, the petro-states of the Arab Gulf have, since their beginning, always had one eye fixated on the end: the exhaustion of their life-giving natural resources, and ...
Civil society and democratization in the Arab Gulf
( http://foreignpolicy.com/ , 2011 , Article)
qatar has been a notable exception to the wave of popular political mobilization that has struck Arab countries since January 2011. This is particularly so given the prominent role of its state-owned television station Al ...
Creating and sustaining Islamic financial centers: Bahrain in the wake of financial and political crises
( Taylor & Francis , 2016 , Article)
Although primarily concentrated in countries with Muslim majorities, Islamic finance has become a global industry representing both a decentering of the global financial architecture and the emergence of an urban network ...
Qatar’s first elections since 2017 reveal unexpected impact of GCC crisis
( Al-Monitor , 2019 , Article)
Turnout in the Qatari municipal election has declined, suggesting a Qatari citizenry that is slightly less engaged in the formal political process in the wake of the GCC crisis.
Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East: Lessons from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf Region in Mobile Media Content Innovation
( Routledge , 2018 , Book)
Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East identifies trends in mobile media use in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates and, more broadly, explores their impact on the nature of digital journalism. Mobility has long been an ...
Crisis, State Legitimacy, and Political Participation in a Non-Democracy: How Qatar Withstood the 2017 Blockade
( Middle East Institute , 2019 , Article)
This article uses rare, nationally representative survey data collected before and after the blockade of Qatar that began in June 2017 to assess its impact on citizens’ orientations toward the Gulf Cooperation Council, ...
Exaggerating good governance: Regime type and score inflation among executive survey informants
( Wiley , 2017 , Article)
Researchers and policymakers often rely on executive surveys to understand and promote good governance. In doing so, they assume that the evaluations provided by these well‐informed respondents are not systematically ...
Research Report: The Political Economy of Sectarianism in the Gulf Region
( Carnegie Endowment for International Peace , 2017 , Other)
This collection seeks to advance our understanding of intra-Islamic identity conflict in the Middle East. Instead of treating distinctions between and within Sunni and Shia Islam as primordial and immutable, it examines ...