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Gulf Rivalries Spill onto the Soccer Pitch

12.17.18
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trade Unions Challenge FIFA and Qatar World Cup in Swiss Court

    12.11.16
  • Qatari and FIFA Pledges on Worker Rights Have Little Impact on Construction Companies

    12.05.16
  • 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
  • Pushing the Envelope: The World Cup and Arab Revolts Drive Change

    10.24.16
  • A Study in Soft Power Strategy: Iceland 1, Qatar -1

    10.10.16
  • FIFA, Human Rights and Politics: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backwards

    04.24.16
  • Amnesty International: Qatar Still Using ‘Forced labour’

    03.31.16
  • ILO to Qatar: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is or Else

    03.27.16
  • Salman’s Moral Rectitude or Everything You Wanted to Know about FIFA but Never Dared to Ask

    02.22.16
  • Subtle Policy Changes Could Reinforce Qatari Focus on Sports

    01.31.16
  • Trade Unions Test Qatari Sincerity with Demands for Labour Reform

    12.21.15
  • Turkish-Russian Tensions Set to Spill onto European Pitches

    12.17.15
  • FIFA’s Human Rights Litmus Test: Will it Clean House?

    12.15.15
  • Qatari Labor Reforms: Words but No Actions

    12.01.15
  • New Qatari Labor Law: Too Little, Too Late

    10.29.15
  • A Testimony to Failed Autocracies: Eritrean Soccer Team Defects

    10.17.15
  • Qatar’s Economic Diversification and the World Cup

  • Religious Support for Qatari Labour Reforms puts Gulf States on the Spot

    09.14.15
  • Militant Soccer Fans are on a Roll across Eurasia

    09.14.15
  • Egypt throws the Dice with Partial Lifting of Stadia Ban

    09.12.15
  • Can Putin Weather a Sliding Ruble?

  • Can Qatar Restore Its Foreign Policy Neutrality?

  • Dilma Rousseff likely to be Reelected, So Why are Brazilians Celebrating?

    07.07.14
  • Dirty Wars and Football: The Ghost of General Videla

  • Indian Migrants in Qatar and Narendra Modi’s Predicament

  • Can Qatar Regain Influence in Egypt?

    12.29.13
  • Japan’s Growing Influence in the Middle East

    10.25.13
  • The Death Mill: Qatar and the World Cup

  • The Promise of Colombia