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Why the campaign against Qatar is doomed 

18 Jun

It has been apparent for some time that the war against the Islamic State (IS) group and its forebear al-Qaeda is by no means the only show in town in the Middle East. In fact, for most of the time, the war on terror has been a sideshow.

The attempt to bring Qatar to heel by closing its borders and effectively laying siege to it has shed light on the real forces competing for dominance of the region in the post-Western world in which we live today.

Three regional blocks are vying for control.

http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/why-campaign-against-qatar-doomed-1663040860

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Posted by on June 18, 2017 in Middle East

 

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