Insights

Insights

Insight 195: Preserving Gulf Charities: Orphans Projects in Post-Disaster Aceh

03 Dec 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team In the wake of the Asian tsunami of 2004, which resulted in thousands...

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Insight 194: Islamic Charitable Networks: From Southeast Asia to the Middle East?

19 Nov 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team While the prevalent view of Islam, and specifically of Islamic charities, is that...

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Insight 193: The Emergence of Gulf-based Transnational Charities and their Expansion into Southeast Asia

08 Nov 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team The Middle East Institute is pleased to launch the ‘Charity Networks’ series. The...

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Insight 192: The Role of Oman’s Diasporic Business Networks in Circumventing the Qatar Blockade

25 Oct 2018

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team We conclude the ‘Cities and Networks’ Series with a co-authored piece...

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Insight 191: Drones and the Decolonization of International Law

09 Oct 2018

In this stand-alone Insight, Markus Gunneflo highlights how, over the course of the last thirty years, questions of sovereignty and territorial integrity have...

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Insight 190: Hyundai, Made in Jubail: Cold Wars, Business Networks and States behind Saudi Mega-City

02 Oct 2018

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team In this article, Hyeju Jeong shows how state-planned industrialisation projects in...

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Insight 189: The Baloch Network behind Bahrain’s Regime Stability

11 Sep 2018

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team In early 2011, mass protests erupted in the Arab world, toppling...

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Insight 188: China-Dubai Textile Trade through Indian Connections

24 Jul 2018

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team The textile trade has contributed remarkably to Dubai’s non-oil economy for...

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Insight 187: Dubai: A State, Merchant Networks and their Encounters with Gold

17 Jul 2018

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team The Cities and Networks series brings together articles that deal broadly...

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Insight 186: Qatar’s Soft Power Strategy in Shaping its International Profile

By Dr. Kamal Hamidou | 02 Jul 2018

Qatar Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team This paper explores how Qatar has sought to compensate for its geographical and...

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