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Qatar should not mediate between Iran and the US

Qatar should not mediate between Iran and the US

The Qataris shrewdly sought to curry favor with the United States by becoming the Trump administration’s interlocutor with Iran, as they had done with the Obama administration in Afghanistan.

Aug 29, 2019
Gulf politics 101: The Qatar boycott for dummies

Gulf politics 101: The Qatar boycott for dummies

Those who have criticisms of the boycott need only to compare the Qatari regime’s conflicting messages — one day they say they are suffering, and the next they say they have become stronger and more

Jul 19, 2019