Qatar’s surprising transfer of power : how will tamim rule?
James M. Dorsey
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Qatar witnessed a surprising transfer of power from its visionary emir to his son in a development that is rare in the Middle East. Will the peaceful and voluntary change of leadership set a new precedent in a region where leaders usually remain in office till they die or are forced out by upheavals?
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 116-13
Nanyang Technological University