Ten months after its Arab neighbors broke off ties with Qatar, there are strong signals coming out of the Gulf state that regional isolation is making it stronger.
Saudi Arabia, with the bellicose support of President Trump, has launched a diplomatic and partial economic offensive against the ridiculously small state of Qatar and is dragging its allies, the United Arab Emirates in particular, into a potentia
As the possible Qatari separation from the rest of hopefully soon to be defunct GCC and in particular the Wahabbi oil-rich dictatorship of Saudi Arabia, do I need to remind anyone that 80% of Qatar’s 2.3 million population are foreign workers and
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar and Yemen announced a break in diplomatic relations with Qatar. Qatar was accused of supporting terrorism, in particular the ISIS, as well as the international Islamic movement "Muslim Brotherhood". The current crisis is not the first in the relationship between Saudi Arabia and its allies on the one hand, and Qatar on the other. However, given the redistribution of forces in the Middle East and the clearly marked US stake on for Saudi Arabia and Israel, for Qatar, it can have serious consequences.
Qatar is a sovereign country situated at the northeastern coastal Arabian Peninsula, sharing only land border with Saudi Arabia to its south.