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Lori Plotkin Boghardt

Barbara Kay Family Fellow

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Lori Plotkin Boghardt is the Barbara Kay Family Fellow at The Washington Institute.

Areas of Expertise

Persian Gulf States , Gulf and Energy Policy

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Biography

Lori Plotkin Boghardt is the Barbara Kay Family Fellow at The Washington Institute, where she specializes in Arab Gulf politics and U.S.-Gulf relations. Prior to joining the Institute, Dr. Boghardt worked for more than ten years as a Middle East analyst for the U.S. intelligence community, including at the Central Intelligence Agency and Science Applications International Corporation.

Dr. Boghardt was previously a research fellow at The Brookings Institution (2000-01), an analyst at RAND (1999), and a Soref research fellow at The Washington Institute (1996-97), where she published the monograph, Jordan-Israel Peace: Taking Stock, 1994-1997. She is author of the book Kuwait Amid War, Peace and Revolution: 1979-1991 and New Challenges (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). Prior to her government work, she lived and conducted research in the Gulf.

Dr. Boghardt holds a PhD in international relations from the University of Oxford, an MPA. from Cornell University, and a BA in politics and Near Eastern studies also from Cornell.

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Education

PhD, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford; MPA, Cornell University; BA, Cornell University

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Publications

Narratives of Reform in the UAE

November 21, 2016

Monographs

From ISIS to Activists:

May 23, 2016

Research Notes

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Most Recent Analysis

Border Fight Could Shift Saudi Arabia's Yemen War Calculus

December 6, 2016

Narratives of Reform in the UAE

November 21, 2016

From ISIS to Activists:

New Security Trials in Saudi Arabia

May 23, 2016

Defeating the Islamic State: The Economic Campaign

February 24, 2016

Saudi Terrorism Trials and the Executions

January 14, 2016

The Paris Response: Answering Urgent Questions in the Anti-ISIS Fight

November 19, 2015

Toward a Realistic Assessment of the Gulf States Taking in Syrians

September 30, 2015

Battling ISIS and Beyond in the Gulf

August 6, 2015

Beyond Islamists and Autocrats:

Prospects for Political Reform Post Arab Spring

June 8, 2015

Managing the U.S.-Gulf Disconnect at Camp David

May 12, 2015

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Selected Outside Publications

Kuwait Amid War, Peace and Revolution: 1979-1991 and New Challenges (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

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