The Security Side of Qatar’s World Cup

Qatar is relying on a robust injection of security capabilities and training from partner countries to help it cope with the challenges and potential risks of hosting such a large international event and has worked to take advantage of this security response to drive its national security strategy.

The Security Side of Qatar’s World Cup
Security workers outside the Al Thumana Stadium ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar, November 17. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

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