Michael Stephens is Deputy Director of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Qatar, follow him on Twitter @MStephensGulf
Obama’s strategy beyond an abnormal war
To defeat IS you have not only to beat it militarily, but to undercut the financial and ideological underpinnings...
Qatar in change
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Workers' rights in Qatar
Reform will come, because it is increasingly clear that the system has become untenable.
Qatari foreign policy: a way out
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The Egyptian crisis and its regional effects
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