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Scholarly Publications

Qatar's Foreign Policy: The Limits of Pragmatism

March 2013

Qatar has become an Arab country with a high international profile and an ambitious foreign policy, particularly as a result of its role in the Arab Spring.

Islam and Democracy in the Middle East

December 2003

Islam and Democracy in the Middle East provides a comprehensive assessment of the origins and staying power of Middle East autocracies, as well as a sober account of the struggles of state...


Qatar's involvement in Libya

January 2013

Lina Khatib comments on Qatari foreign policy with special reference to Libya in a piece published by the World Peace Foundation on the WPF Blog.

Student internship opportunity at the Brookings Center in Doha, Qatar

January 2011

To apply for a Stanford in Government Fellowship in 2011 at the Brookings Doha Center, please visit and see attached flier.


Matthew Nanes CDDRL Postdoctoral Fellow