The Saudi-Qatar Rift is Fueled by the Desire to Isolate Iran: An Interview with Prof. Jeffrey A. Lefebvre

SHAFAQNA- Exclusive Interview: Less than a month after Trump’s tumultuous visit to the Middle East, the Persian Gulf states who were his princely hosts suddenly turned against each other. Saudi Arabia, followed by UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt, announced severing their diplomatic ties with Qatar, placing a de facto embargo on the tiny Arab island monarchy. … Continue reading The Saudi-Qatar Rift is Fueled by the Desire to Isolate Iran: An Interview with Prof. Jeffrey A. Lefebvre