Asia Diplomacy & International Relations Pakistan Relgion

Pakistan’s Sectarian Crisis: It Begins and Ends with the State

In Pakistan, sectarianism and religious extremism not only run rampant, they are ingrained in social reality.

Defense & Security Diplomacy & International Relations Economics Middle East & North Africa

Qatar, Four Years On

In the face of GCC sanctions, Qatar has persevered, and with its perseverance has come ambition, primarily in the form of a fortuitous alliance with Iran.

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Qalaq fi Al-Khaleej: Political Bankruptcy in a Post-Hydrocarbon Gulf

The GCC member states’ pocketbooks may be safe, but its governmental trajectory is headed for a tempestuous political bankruptcy.