A Decade in Doha

A Decade in Doha

Last week in Doha, Qatar, the UCLA Center for Middle East Development concluded its  annual Enriching the Middle East’s Economic Future Conference, marking a decade of partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar. Through the hope and drama of the Arab Spring to the devastating conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, to name only a few, the conference has convened for 10 years to analyze, reflect, discuss, and recommend. 

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Obama’s Sanctions Dominoes: What Does Cuba Mean for Iran?

Obama’s Sanctions Dominoes: What Does Cuba Mean for Iran?

What does Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba mean for another of the US's sanctioned nations, Iran? This article highlights the differences between Cuba and Iran's relationships with the US, and contends that the US will not normalize relations with Iran any time soon based on those differences.

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