Ibrahim Fraihat

Ibrahim Fraihat

Ibrahim Fraihat is Associate Professor of International Conflict Resolution at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and Afifiliate Scholar at Georgetown University in Qatar. He is the author of Unfinished Revolutions (Yale University Press, 2016)

Middle East

Is a resolution of the GCC crisis imminent?

The September 14 attack on Aramco has forced Saudi Arabia to revise its policies towards the region and the GCC.

Is a resolution of the GCC crisis imminent?

Palestine

The 'deal of the century' as a deliberate deception

Kushner's plan recycles failed past proposals and will clearly not succeed. But was it meant to in the first place?

The 'deal of the century' as a deliberate deception

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Why is Netanyahu so desperate for a ceasefire with Hamas?

The ceasefire in Gaza has destabilised Netanyahu's government, yet he has no other choice but to commit to it.

Why is Netanyahu so desperate for a ceasefire with Hamas?

Jordan

What is behind Jared Kushner's latest Middle East tour?

The Trump administration is struggling to secure political support for the 'ultimate deal'.

What is behind Jared Kushner's latest Middle East tour?

Saudi Arabia

Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous

Apart from being disastrous for Palestine, normalising relations with Israel could get Saudi Arabia in real trouble.

Why Saudi-Israeli normalisation could be dangerous

United States

Why Kushner’s Middle East visit is set for failure

Palestinians should not waste their time by expecting concrete results from Jared Kushner's mediation efforts.

Why Kushner’s Middle East visit is set for failure

Middle East

Palestine: Still key to stability in the Middle East

It seems ISIL has recognised the value of using Palestine to appeal to the hearts and minds of the region.

Palestine: Still key to stability in the Middle East