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Will America Outgrow Football?

  • Gulf Rivalries Spill onto the Soccer Pitch

    12.17.18
  • A Battle in Queens Turns Ugly and a Beautiful Message is Lost

  • Putin’s Football Gambit: How the World Cup Paid Off

  • The Woes of Luka Modric: Croatia, Nationalism and Football

  • FIFA World Cup: Bringing Unity to a Divided Iran

  • Saudi Arabia Drags Geopolitical Baggage on to the World Cup Pitch

    06.14.18
  • Mexico 1970 Sets the Goal for the World Cup

    06.14.18
  • Israel Scores Painful Own Goal in Run-up to the World Cup

    06.10.18
  • 2018 World Cup Potentially Set to Become Latest Middle Eastern Battlefield

    06.03.18
  • 2018 World Cup offers Chechnya Opportunity to Play Middle Eastern Politics

    05.30.18
  • Middle Eastern Rivalry Spills onto Asian Soccer Pitches

    05.12.18
  • The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the Politics of Middle Eastern Soccer

    04.13.18
  • The Garlic Girls and Why South Korean Nationalism is a Bad Thing

    03.11.18
  • International Soccer Bodies Ignore Blatant Rule Violations in Run-up to Egyptian Election

    03.08.18
  • Gulf Crisis Upends Fiction of a Separation of Sports and Politics

    02.27.18
  • Chess Tournament Puts Sports Governance and Saudi Change Under the Microscope

    12.27.17
  • The Olympics, Cyber Risk, and Virtual Terror

    12.15.17
  • Causefeeding and Corporate Hypocrisy

    11.18.17
  • A History of International Sport in Catalonia

    10.20.17
  • Tackling the Elephant in the Room: The Incestuous Relationship Between Sports and Politics

    09.14.17
  • Gulf Crisis: Fighting it Out Down and Dirty

    09.05.17
  • Left with no Choice: Egypt Allows Fans to Attend International Soccer Matches

    07.08.17
  • To Play or Not to Play: It’s Not Just a Match

    06.03.17
  • Trump and the Olympic Games: One City, Two Narratives

    05.17.17
  • Palestine Puts FIFA in a Bind

    05.09.17
  • Saudi Ultra-Conservatives Take Anti-Reform Stand on Women’s Sports

    04.30.17
  • Mixing Politics and Sports: Turkish Soccer Campaigns for President Erdogan

    03.29.17
  • Protest in Iran: The Murky Geopolitics of Soccer

    03.22.17
  • Bowing to Pressure: Iran Grants Women Access to Sporting Event

    02.20.17
  • Istanbul Bombings: Soccer in the Bull’s Eye

    12.13.16
  • Golf Diplomacy? Trump and the Deal of Modern Politics

  • Human Rights Watch and FIFA Test Middle East Fallout of Trump’s Election

    11.21.16
  • Qatari Soft Power Efforts: Two Steps Forward, One Step Backwards

    11.18.16
  • Qatar Calls into Question its Sincerity in Pushing World Cup-Driven Reform

    11.11.16
  • Palestine Considers Suing Israel in International Sports Court

    11.06.16
  • Struggling for Women’s Rights: International Sports Associations Duck the Gun

    09.22.16
  • Egypt Hopes Soccer will help Polish its Tarnished Image

    09.13.16
  • Hell Hath No Fury Like A Handshake Scorned

  • Soccer Investments’ Reputational Risk Catches Up with the UAE

    08.17.16