Mehran Kamrava

Mehran Kamrava is Professor and Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar. He is the author of a number of journal articles and books, including, most recently, Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf (Cornell University Press, 2018); Inside the Arab State (Oxford University Press, 2018); The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead (Yale University Press, 2016);Qatar: Small State, Big Politics(Cornell University Press, 2015);The Modern Middle East: A Political History since the First World War, 3rded. (University of California Press, 2013); and Iran’s Intellectual Revolution(Cambridge University Press, 2008). His edited books include The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey, and the Southern Caucasus (2017);Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East (2016); Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East(2015);The Political Economy of the Persian Gulf(2012); The Nuclear Question in the Middle East(2012); and The International Politics of the Persian Gulf (2011).