Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat is the director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy. He is known for having pioneered both scholarship and practice in the field of post-war recovery. In 1993, he founded the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit, a world-leading center at the University of York. His current research focus is state fragility and recovery in the Middle East, as well as the role of Qatar in conflict mediation. Barakat has been published widely, and has over 25 years of professional experience working on issues of conflict management, humanitarian response, and post-conflict recovery and transition. | View Full Bio

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