Turkey Finds Economic Crisis Ally in Qatar

In the face of increasing US sanctions against the country, Turkey has found an unlikely ally in Qatar. Just recently president Trump placed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Turkey in violation of standing agreements. The tariffs are already at 20% and 50% respectively. Ankara has responded by placing their own tariffs on a…

UAE Planned to Invade Qatar with US Mercenaries

Speaking to the Spanish media Qatar’s former deputy prime minister says the United Arab Emirates planned an invasion of Qatar. The invasion was to be carried out by thousands of mercenaries. The goal had been to overthrow the government of Qatar and replace it with a regime that was subservient to a Saudi led coalition.…

US Punishing Iran for Closer Ties with Qatar

United States hostilities against Iran have ramped up in the last few weeks owing partly to a White House shift in attention away from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to other areas of interest. The Middle East has been a bit of a powder keg the last month or so since the US allied…

The US Interests Behind the Hostilities on Qatar

The country of Qatar is currently under pressure from several of its Gulf neighbours to accept a 13 point plan drafted by Saudi Arabia. These demands were made after a hacking attack against the country’s national media website which posted alleged internal government emails claiming to support terrorism in the region. Since that time Saudi…