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Toward Smart Sustainable Cities in the MENA Region
Rapid urbanization and expansion of cities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has created new opportunities — along with environmental risks, lack of financial and natural resources, and social disparity. In a new issue brief, visiting research scholar Osamah Alsayegh explores how developing smart sustainable cities can bring social and economic benefits to the growing urban population.
Osamah Alsayegh June 6, 2024
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Global Energy: Qatar’s LNG Expansion
Qatar is significantly expanding its LNG export capacity, in a two-phase project that will cement this Gulf state as one of the top global LNG exporters for decades. At a recent meeting, the Baker Institute Middle East Energy Roundtable brought together experts, analysts, and industry leaders to explore how this expansion will impact gas markets and the global energy landscape
Christina Boufarah, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Ally Godsil, Jim Krane, Ana Martín Gil May 10, 2024
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Economic Ramifications of Energy Transition Investments in the Arab Gulf States
The energy transition process depends on investments in clean technologies to cut down carbon emissions in various sectors of the economy. In a new working paper, visiting research fellow Osamah Alsayegh focuses on Arab Gulf states as a case study and proposes policies to mitigate the potential negative impacts of the transition process on affected sectors.
Osamah Alsayegh April 9, 2024
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Biden’s Patience With Netanyahu Is Running Thin
President Biden’s announcement that the U.S. is preparing to open a maritime corridor to Gaza highlights a deteriorating relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and attempts to address voter concerns ahead of the November election.
Joe Barnes March 13, 2024
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Israel-Hamas War: US Fumbles for Clarity
In a new commentary, fellow Joe Barnes lays out the latest developments in the Israel-Hamas war, including President Joe Biden’s careful response to attacks by Iran-backed groups in the region.
Joe Barnes February 19, 2024