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Is Gulf crisis turning Qatar into the region’s Israel?

James M Dorsey | Prominent US constitutional lawyer and scholar Alan M. Dershowitz raised eyebrows when he described Qatar as “the Israel of the Gulf...

What is the difference between Qatari and Saudi Wahhabism?

James M Dorsey | A multi-domed, sand-colored, architectural marvel, Doha’s biggest and national mosque, symbolizes Qatar’s complex and troubled relationship with Saudi Arabia. Its naming...

Saudi-UAE promote tribes against Qatari Emir

James M Dorsey | Nearly six months into the Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are attempting to mobilize tribal opposition as...

Can football help end Gulf crisis?

James M. Dorsey | A target of massive Saudi investment, the Maldives severed diplomatic relations with Qatar hours after a Saudi-UAE-led alliance of largely financially...

How tiny Qatar’s wealth saved it from starvation ?

James M Dorsey | Food security has taken on a new dimension almost five months into the Gulf crisis that pits a UAE-Saudi alliance against...

Gulf crisis: Wests keen eye on strategic and economic benefits

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The failure of the mission to the Gulf by the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to resolve the rift between Qatar and...

Gulf crisis: can its resolution reshape the future of international relations?

James M. Dorsey | The five-week-old Gulf crisis raises questions about the fundaments of international relations, the definition of national security, and the ability of...

Escalation of Gulf crisis: were negotiated solutions an illusion?

James M. Dorsey | The Gulf crisis that pits Saudi Arabia and the UAE against Qatar is set to escalate with Doha certain to ignore...

Kashmir: An “integral part” of India, the most militarized zone in...

A sweeping social media gag; dozens of Kashmiri female students defiantly protesting Indian military troop presence; and a Kashmiri man tied to an Indian military vehicle as a human shield against...

Deaths and injuries sustained by Kashmiris: Majority vote by staying away...

The world's largest democracy, India, saw violent clashes between soldiers and protesters in Sunday's by-election for the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat in which eight...

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