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June 15, 2017 14:16
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People look at pigeons at the Souq Waqif market in Doha, Qatar. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Is the United States’ friendship more dangerous than its enmity?
Al-Rayah, Qatar, June 10

The recent move to cut all diplomatic ties with Qatar – carried out by Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain – sheds more light about the politics of our region than we realize. Today’s Middle East boasts a tremendous number of political players, consisting of both state and non-state actors. Therefore, it is difficult more than ever before to predict the outcome of such diplomatic developments.


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