Qatar has our world’s attention, but nearby — and deeply unequal — Dubai might be charting our future
From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there’s no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump’s insignia.
Visual artist Arko Datto combines satellite images and text to paint a picture of migrant workers’ lives in the Arabian Peninsula — and his findings aren’t pretty.
The nuclear deal with Iran, like Nixon’s opening to China in 1972, has the potential to be a geopolitical game changer — if it can get through Congress first.
Once loosed, the dogs of war range where they will.
Qatar has supported revolution abroad while Saudi Arabia anchors down the authoritarian regional order.
Qatar’s foreign policy is ambitious, creative, and rife with ambiguity.