Policy Analysis

Brain Drain in the Middle East, radio interview for ‘Eye on Education,’ Dubai Eye 103.8, Jun 2022.

Towards a Portfolio-Based Gulf Economy?, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, November 2021.

Growth in the Gulf: Four Ways Forward, Middle East Centre Blog, London School of Economics, July 2021.

Tubes or Tracks: How (Not) to Revitalise Regional Economic and Political Integration in the Gulf, Middle East Centre Blog, London School of Economics, June 2021.

The Stalling Visions of the Gulf: The UAE’s Vision 2021, Fikra Forum, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 2021. (Arabic version)

Normalisation, the Poisoned Chalice that Shows the UAE Must Return to Diplomatic Neutrality, Middle East Centre Blog, London School of Economics, May 2021.

Stalling Visions of the Gulf: The Case of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, Fikra Forum, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 2021. (Arabic version)

The Machiavellian Case for the UAE’s Political Liberalisation, Medium, May 2021.

UAE Schooling Risks Missing the Bus, Middle East Centre Blog, London School of Economics, April 2021.

Quotes and Soundbites

Higher education investment needed to halt Middle East’s student `’brain drain’, The National, Jun 2022.

Dubai population to surge to nearly 6m in 20 years amid urban transformation, The National, Jan 2022.

Gulf Airlines, The Art of Copy-And-Pilfer, Orient XXI, Oct 2021. (Arabic version)

Saudi Arabia’s race for Gulf economic leadership takes to the sky, Al-Monitor, Jul 2021.

Normalisation, the Poisoned Chalice that Shows the UAE Must Return to Diplomatic Neutrality, Middle East Centre Blog, London School of Economics, May 2021.

Stalling Visions of the Gulf: The Case of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, Fikra Forum, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 2021. (Arabic version)

The Machiavellian Case for the UAE’s Political Liberalisation, Medium, May 2021.

UAE Schooling Risks Missing the Bus, Middle East Centre Blog, London School of Economics, April 2021.

Quotes and Soundbites

Higher education investment needed to halt Middle East’s student `’brain drain’, The National, Jun 2022.

Dubai population to surge to nearly 6m in 20 years amid urban transformation, The National, Jan 2022.

Gulf Airlines, The Art of Copy-And-Pilfer, Orient XXI, Oct 2021. (Arabic version)

Saudi Arabia’s race for Gulf economic leadership takes to the sky, Al-Monitor, Jul 2021.