Unlike its neighbors, Qatar has continued to do well ranked by perceived corruption.
Calls for Qatar boycott fuel fears in Muslim Asia.
Crisis puts future of Saudi reforms and GCC in doubt.
America’s much-vaunted checks and balances do not really apply to U.S. foreign policy. That is a big problem.
Prince Mohammed could well prove to be the figure that provides Saudi Arabia with a path to the future. But it is a very big gamble.
Donald Trump has no idea that the principal source of support, financial and ideological, that Salafist terrorists use has Saudi Arabia written all over it.
Two competing visions of ensuring regime survival are battling it out in the Gulf.
Between two bad actors at odds in the Gulf, the U.S. President has volunteered to take sides. Aiding and abetting Saudi Arabia is dangerous.
Qatar makes longer-term investments in religious or ideological factions.