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Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
June 07, 2017
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
Trump's behavior on the world stage shows that even his own cabinet secretaries can't speak on his behalf.
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
May 24, 2017
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and Oman have mixed feelings about China's ambitious project.
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
February 23, 2017
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
The Kremlin may be using relations with Qatar and Glencore to lean on Tajikistan to join the EEU.
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
Thailand’s Growing Links With Qatar
October 25, 2015
Thailand’s Growing Links With Qatar
Thailand is becoming an increasing important component of Qatar’s own “Look East” policy.
Thailand’s Growing Links With Qatar
China, Qatar, and RMB Internationalization
June 06, 2015
China, Qatar, and RMB Internationalization
With a new renminbi clearing center, Beijing takes an important step forward.
China, Qatar, and RMB Internationalization
Qatar Firm Fires Dozens of North Korean Workers
May 07, 2015
Qatar Firm Fires Dozens of North Korean Workers
The case sheds new light on the appalling conditions North Korean workers often face overseas.
Qatar Firm Fires Dozens of North Korean Workers
Indonesia’s Middle East Imperative
October 03, 2014
Indonesia’s Middle East Imperative
Jakarta needs a strategy that attracts greater ties with countries of the Middle East.
Indonesia’s Middle East Imperative
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
August 11, 2014
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
Often cheated and frequently facing atrocious working conditions, young Nepalese are still flocking abroad for work.
The Plight of Nepal’s Migrant Workers
Asia Turns to North America for LNG
February 27, 2014
Asia Turns to North America for LNG
Unhappy with oil-linked prices, energy-hungry Asian giants are looking to new gas suppliers.
Asia Turns to North America for LNG
Qatar and ASEAN: Opposites Attract?
July 27, 2013
Qatar and ASEAN: Opposites Attract?
Qatar-ASEAN ties are growing based on complementary strengths in areas like energy and agriculture.
Qatar and ASEAN: Opposites Attract?
Qatar and the World Cup: The 'Heat' is On
September 26, 2012
Qatar and the World Cup: The 'Heat' is On
Some are concerned that Qatar’s 2022 World Cup held in the summer with high temperatures could be a problem.
Qatar and the World Cup: The 'Heat' is On
Tokyo Makes Final Three
May 24, 2012
Tokyo Makes Final Three
Tokyo joins Istanbul and Madrid in the final three slugging it out for the right to hold the 2020 Olympics.
Tokyo Makes Final Three
Qatari Women Eye London
May 19, 2012
Qatari Women Eye London
They might not win gold medals, but female Qatari athletes will be setting a striking example at the Olympics.
Qatari Women Eye London
Brits Have a New Qatar Gripe
April 02, 2012
Brits Have a New Qatar Gripe
Qatar has strict rules about alcohol sales. Some British are hoping the rules will be eased for the World Cup.
Brits Have a New Qatar Gripe
Australian Sour Grapes?
December 10, 2011
Australian Sour Grapes?
The head of Football Federation Australia suggests the controversy over Qatar getting the World Cup isn’t over.
Australian Sour Grapes?
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