Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz is conducting a six-country tour of Asia that will take him to Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China, and the Maldives.
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
Baker Institute Fellow
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen is a Baker Institute fellow for the Middle East at Rice University.
This paper puts the attempts by Gulf Arab states and Iran to launch large-scale development programs into historical and comparative context.
The surprise Cabinet reshuffle undertaken on January 27 by Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani reflected and reinforced the convergence of three trends that together are reshaping the policymaking and decision making landscape in Qatar.