Israel Wants Al-Jazeera Out of the Country

Israel Wants Al-Jazeera Out of the Country

Al-Jazeera is not feeling much love these days. The Qatari television station, the largest Arab media network, has been attacked in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain – including having its signals blocked in those countries, amidst a broader dispute between those governments and Qatar. Now, Israel has said that the government […]

Trump Weighs in on Qatar

Trump Weighs in on Qatar

Donald Trump took to his favorite communication medium, Twitter, today to weigh in on the current diplomatic crisis in the Middle East in which multiple countries cut ties with Qatar over its alleged funding of terrorists. Trump appeared to take credit for the development after his recent trip to the region. During my recent trip […]

Seven Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties to Qatar

Seven Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties to Qatar

Thanks to the blessing of energy reserves, Qatar is the richest country per-capita in the world, with a stunning $145,000 GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power parity. The same figure in the United States is slightly less than $60,000. But, the population only numbers about two and a half million and the country, home […]