September 2, 2011

Qatar's Al-Jazeera Challenge

Mohammed Oiri, Le Monde Diplomatique

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Qatar’s diplomacy since 1995 seems to have run counter to Thucydides’ maxim: “The strong do what they can, and the weak suffer what they must.” Qatar has demonstrated that even small states can have a foreign policy.

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May 18, 2012
Saudi Arabia's More Perfect Union
Bruce Riedel, The National Interest
The Saudis don't try to impose their will on the neighborhood but instead try to persuade the others to follow. Even last year's GCC intervention in Bahrain was at the invitation of the embattled Bahraini king and enjoyed the... more ››