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Brookings Doha Center is a project of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy within the Brookings Institution, started in 2007. In its own words, it conducts "research on the socio-economic and geopolitical issues facing Muslim-majority states and communities, and encourages increased dialogue between policy makers from the U.S. and the Muslim world".[1]

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Funding

The center is funded through a partnership between the Brookings Institution and the State of Qatar.

Launch

The creation of the center was announced in October 2007 by Brookings President Strobe Talbott, and Saban Center director Martin Indyk and inaugurated February 17, 2008 with an address by the Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar. The Brookings Institution is America's oldest think tank of its kind. The opening of its first research center in the Muslim world is a significant historical development.

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Scholars

Advisory Council

The Brookings Doha Center has an International Advisory Council which includes:

Visiting scholars

In 2008, the Brookings Doha Center announced the creation of its visiting fellows program. Visiting fellows will undertake original, independent research on wide-ranging issues.[3]

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