Tamim’s Qatar: a year of consolidation

Issue 975 - 01 Aug 2014
On 25 June, Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al- Thani, marked one year in office (GSN 950/1). It has been a busy year in the region; for the most part, the trajectory marked by Qatar in that time has been a continuation of the path envisaged by his father, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa, but there are some areas in which 34-year-old Tamim has started to make himself heard.

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