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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. She specializes in U.S.-Gulf relations and Arab Gulf politics. Previously, Dr. Boghardt worked for more than a decade as an intelligence analyst, including at the Central Intelligence Agency and Science Applications International Corporation. She was also a research fellow at The Brookings Institution, a Soref fellow at The Washington Institute, and an analyst at RAND. Dr. Boghardt holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Oxford, an M.P.A. from Cornell University, and a B.A. in politics and Near Eastern studies also from Cornell. 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.

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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

The Kuwaiti Emir Visits Washington

September 6, 2017

How Kuwait Is Surviving the Gulf Crisis

July 27, 2017

U.S. Options in the Qatar Crisis

June 7, 2017

Trump, Qatar, and Shifting Sands in the Gulf

June 1, 2017

Trump's Agenda in Riyadh

May 18, 2017

Gulf Support to the Counter-ISIS Campaign

March 21, 2017

Rebuilding Alliances and Countering Threats in the Gulf

February 22, 2017

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

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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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