Betül Doğan Akkaş

Betül Doğan Akkaş

Betül Doğan Akkaş completed her BA in International Relations at Bilkent University. Following her undergraduate studies, she conducted field research on the Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine. Currently, she is a graduate student in Gulf Studies at Qatar University.
What is behind the Crisis in the Gulf

What is behind the Crisis in the Gulf?

June 7, 2017
Gulf states have been at the center of the world’s attention since the May 20 Riyadh Summit, where President Trump addressed Arab and Muslim leaders from more than 50 countries. The gathering of Arab and Muslim leaders in an already tense political atmosphere meant a lot to the observers of the Middle East, but the real story was Trump’s choice of Saudi Arabia for his first official visit as the US president.