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James Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, a syndicated columnist and the author of the blog, The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer. A veteran, award-winning foreign correspondent whose career focused on ethnic and religious conflict, James focuses at RSIS on political and social change in the Middle East and North Africa, the impact of change in the Middle East and North Africa on Southeast and Central Asia and the nexus of sports, politics and society in the Middle East and North Africa and Asia.

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Targeted Paris Stadium Symbolizes Pitfalls of War Against the Islamic State

11.15.15
  • Bahraini Players’ Support for Salman is Curious

    11.13.15
  • Man City Pressures Cameron to Crack Down on Muslim Brotherhood

    11.07.15
  • Al-Khalifa’s FIFA bid Mired in Human Rights Allegations

    11.03.15
  • Soccer Offers Erdogan Headaches Instead of Voters

    10.31.15
  • New Qatari Labor Law: Too Little, Too Late

    10.29.15
  • AFC Salman’s FIFA Candidacy Puts Integrity Checks to the Test

    10.26.15
  • Egyptian Soccer Fans Put Youth Disillusion with Elections on Public Display

    10.22.15
  • OECD holds FIFA Responsible for Qatari World Cup-related Labour Conditions

    10.18.15
  • Israel Suspends Israeli-Palestinian Encounters on the Pitch

    10.18.15
  • A Testimony to Failed Autocracies: Eritrean Soccer Team Defects

    10.17.15
  • Racist Israeli Soccer Fans in the Firing Line

    10.12.15
  • Syrian Soccer: Succeeding Against the Odds

    10.11.15
  • 2022 World Cup Sparks Labour Reform, Just not in Qatar

    10.07.15
  • Staunch Sisi Supporter calls for Opening of Stadia

    10.04.15
  • Fighting Islamic State: Getting Down To Root Causes

    10.02.15
  • FIFA Rescue Troubled Saudi King Salman

    10.01.15
  • Middle East Conflicts Spill onto Spanish Soccer Pitch

    09.25.15
  • Saudi Arabia’s Reach in Yemen: Fighting for Regional Dominance

    09.17.15