6 March 2012
The Rise of Qatar
This Insight notes that Qatar excels in identifying processes and trends in the region and beyond and is quick to confront them. The rapid identification of trends in Arab public opinion is necessary in order to maintain security. According to the author, the emirate can continue to enjoy political and economic stability and furnish political and economic support for the radical forces in the region, while taking advantage of the leadership vacuum left by larger nations to promote its own particular agenda.
© 2012 Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
Yoel Guzansky, Oded Eran