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Is Qatar Becoming a Rogue Regime?
Commentary, by Michael Rubin

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/10/2014 9:37:33 PM

Qatar was not too long ago the toast of foreign-policy insiders. It spread its largesse around Washington, and universities fell all over themselves trying to get their foot in the Qatari door. U.S. Central Command has a forward headquarters at al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar. While some saw Qatar just a few years ago as a symbol of benign neutrality, only a few scholars—COMMENTARY’s own Max Boot, for example, and Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi as well–recognized the danger which Qatar presented. The skeptics were right. Qatar has used its tremendous financial resources to become a major regional and international player. Its

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 7/10/2014 9:46:45 PM     (No. 9919140)

Becoming????!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/10/2014 11:28:48 PM     (No. 9919255)

Well, they´ve got five terrorist commanders at their disposal, courtesy of A Terrorist´s Best Friend, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., so why not go rogue?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: harper, 7/11/2014 2:04:48 AM     (No. 9919334)

Some cynics describe Adolph Hitler as "our man in Berlin" because of his many capricious, ill-informed and outright stupid moves and decisions during WW2.

But, while this is an argument that can be made and defended, NO ONE has ever argued that Hitler was anti-German. Over his head, yes, incompetent, yes, a buffoon, oh yes. But unlike BO he wrecked the country with the best of motives [as he viewed it] and a true belief that he was a patriot.

Unlike BO.

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