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Special report: Tamim’s Qatar - a year of consolidation

In a Special Report on Qatar, GSN reviews Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad’s first year in office, which has been – as widely expected – a period of continuity and consolidation, not change. In this special report, GSN reviews Tamim’s first year, considering the economy, domestic and foreign politics, the energy sector, the non-oil sector, infrastructure development, international investment, and the young emir’s ‘vision’ for his country. It finds that, while Sheikh Tamim’s promises to streamline bureaucracy, to maintain an independent foreign policy, and to consolidate economic growth do all seem to be making (slow) progress, there is still much that is unknown about the new emir.

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