Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is a columnist and Twitter commentator on Arab affairs. He is an MIT Media Labs Director’s Fellow and the founder of the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah.
- Middle East politics and international Relations
- Social Media in the Arab world and UAE culture
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi writes: Gulf governments find themselves in a conundrum where on one side there exist legitimate popular demands for reform and public empowerment, and on the other the threat of a radicalised movement that after decades of obscurity is finally gaining legitimacy through pragmatic tactics