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Kate Havard

Research Analyst

Biography:

Kate Havard is a research analyst specializing in economic warfare.
 
Prior to joining FDD, Kate was a Tikvah Fellow at the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board, where she conducted research for Deputy Editorial Page Editor Bret Stephens.  Previously, Kate was a Collegiate Network journalism fellow and a Publius fellow. Kate frequently writes for The Weekly Standard and has published articles in The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.
 
Kate has a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from St. John's College, Annapolis.
 
By Hosting Hamas, Qatar is Whitewashing Terror

11th May 2017 – Newsweek

By Hosting Hamas, Qatar is Whitewashing Terror

Jonathan Schanzer, Kate Havard

After getting booted from their first two hotels in Qatar over concerns of violating U.S. terror finance sanctions laws, Hamas leaders held a press conference last week at the Sheraton Grand Doha hotel to announce the release of a new political document. more...

Analysis & Commentary

29th May 2017 – Quoted by Al Arabiya

Analysts raise fears of US base’s proximity to Hamas in Qatar

Kate Havard, Jonathan Schanzer

More than a week before Qatari Emir Tamim Al Thani’s controversial comments came to light, American analysts published an opinion piece in Newsweek magazine raising fears of American presence so close to the Islamist Hamas group in Doha. more...

12th May 2017 – Quoted by The Tower

Former Treasury Official: Qatar’s Terror Ties Make it a Questionable U.S. Ally

Jonathan Schanzer, Kate Havard

The ongoing terror ties of Qatar, most recently evidenced by its hosting of Hamas’s release of the terror organization’s new political document, make it a problematic ally for the United States, Jonathan Schanzer and Kate Havard wrote Thursday in Newsweek. more...

11th May 2017 – Newsweek

By Hosting Hamas, Qatar is Whitewashing Terror

Jonathan Schanzer, Kate Havard

After getting booted from their first two hotels in Qatar over concerns of violating U.S. terror finance sanctions laws, Hamas leaders held a press conference last week at the Sheraton Grand Doha hotel to announce the release of a new political document. more...

2nd May 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

Hamas’s New Document: More of the Same

Kate Havard, Grant Rumley

Hamas’s outgoing political leader Khaled Meshaal announced the release of a new political document this week in Qatar. more...