Qatar’s Pragmatic Syria Gamble

October 4, 2017 Topic: Politics Region: Middle East Tags: QatarSyriaMuslim BrotherhoodTerroristsWar

Qatar’s Pragmatic Syria Gamble

Doha’s policy is aligned with the West, and not the ideals of the Islamic State or Al Qaeda.

Andreas Krieg, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in defense studies at King’s College London and has worked with both the British Armed Forces and the Qatari Armed Forces. Andrew Bowen, Ph.D. is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and has an upcoming book out this spring on U.S.-Syrian Relations.

Image: Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani attends the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse


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