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10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Interview – Michael Stephens

Interview – Michael Stephens

RUSI’s Michael Stephens answers questions on the recent referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Trump’s Middle East policy, developments in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal.

The Qatar Standoff and US Interests

The Qatar Standoff and US Interests

US policymakers must recognise that from this dispute no winners will emerge and that the lines between good and bad are not as clear as the protagonists believe.

Interview – Prince El-Waleed M. Madibo

Interview – Prince El-Waleed M. Madibo

Prince Madibo talks about constructing and running a government in Sudan, the importance of coexistence, and theory and practice of development.

Review – Qatar and the Arab Spring

Review – Qatar and the Arab Spring

A rich, accurate and compelling account of Qatar’s rise as a prominent foreign policy actor and its related pitfalls that will benefit both experts and the wider public.

Qatar: A First-Hand Account of Soft Power

Qatar: A First-Hand Account of Soft Power

Doha limits its soft power by lacking infrastructure, injecting too much modernity into cultural sites, or by drawing too heavily on foreign nations.

Winners and Losers in the Syrian Civil War

Winners and Losers in the Syrian Civil War

The Syrian civil war has shaken up the political and strategic environment of the Middle East region, with all outcomes likely to bring political and economic uncertainties.

Qatar’s Soft Power Gamble: The FIFA World Cup 2022

Qatar’s Soft Power Gamble: The FIFA World Cup 2022

In terms of soft power, Qatar’s two principle motives in hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022 are distancing Qatar from the Middle East and putting Qatar on the international map.

The Pillars of Qatar’s International Sport Strategy

The Pillars of Qatar’s International Sport Strategy

Qatar has invested in its international brand by hosting major sporting events, developing elite programs and engaging in ‘sport diplomacy’. The result has been a mix of successes and challenges.

Qatar: Emergence of a Regional Power with International Reach

Qatar: Emergence of a Regional Power with International Reach

The highly visible role played by Qatar in spearheading the destruction of the Gaddafi regime in Libya has focused world attention onto this tiny Persian Gulf emirate.

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