Qatar
Qatar and Gaza’s Electricity: Mediation, Aid, and Expertise 
Sima Aldardari
May 26, 2021
ENERGY
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ENERGY
Blog Post
Qatar Petroleum Comes of Age as it Assumes Sole LNG Ownership
Kate Dourian Apr 23, 2021
After more than 25 years of working alongside international oil company giants, Qatar Petroleum has the technical capability and expertise to manage its own gas business. But it is unlikely to end all its partnerships.
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
Blog Post
Qatar’s Regional Relations and Foreign Policy After Al Ula
Anna L. Jacobs Apr 14, 2021
The agreement ending the rift with Qatar seems to have helped mitigate some regional tensions, but will the spirit of cooperation continue?
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
Developments in Qatar and Kuwait
April 6, 2021
On April 6, AGSIW hosted a dial-in briefing on recent developments in Qatar and Kuwait.
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
Blog Post
Russia’s Expanding Cooperation with Gulf Arab Countries on Syria
Samuel Ramani Mar 25, 2021
Russia hopes that engaging Gulf Arab countries could encourage their investments in Syria’s reconstruction process and facilitate Syria’s return to the Arab League.
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
Blog Post
Why the Saudis Ended the Dispute With Qatar
Kristin Smith Diwan Feb 8, 2021
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s youth ambitions are behind the entry – and exit – from the Qatar standoff.
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
Blog Post
Resolution of Gulf Rift Not Likely to Mend Fault Lines in North Africa
Anna L. Jacobs Jan 21, 2021
Aspects of the Gulf conflict have trickled down to North Africa and fault lines have further hardened in various states due to their own internal political and socioeconomic dynamics.
SECURITY
Blog Post
Prospects for Biden Administration Arms Sales to the Gulf: Revolution or Reversion to Norm?
DB Des Roches Jan 19, 2021
Biden will likely put weapons sales to the Gulf on the back burner, but, at the end of the day, the administration’s positions on arms sales will reflect continuity, not change.
ECONOMY
Blog Post
Gulf Reconciliation Offers Uneven Economic Gains
Robert Mogielnicki Jan 15, 2021
Economic gains associated with the Gulf reconciliation will be narrow and limited, and any economic momentum should be channeled to tackle longer-term challenges in the region.
POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE
Blog Post
With New Gulf Agreement, Will Qatar Change?
David B. Roberts Jan 13, 2021
Why has Qatar so doggedly pursued policies that so often have such adverse repercussions on its relations with its closest neighbors?
IN FOCUS
Jan 5, 2021
Qatar Boycott Ends, But Core Issues Remain Unresolved
Almost all sides are winners for now, but a third GCC confrontation remains possible.
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