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skinner June 11th, 2017 12:42pm

Iran has sent five planeload of food to Doha as the Qatari people face food shortages amid the Saudi-led blockade. As the White House takes Riyadh's side in this diplomatic crisis are we at risk of pushing Qatar into Iran's alliance?

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Tariq88 Utah
06/12/17 12:26 am

Oh man, Saudi is really pushing it. They just need to calm down.

Vincere Seattle
06/11/17 2:07 pm

Qatar's government is still dominated by Salafis, so I'd be really surprised if they ever entered into explicit alliance with Iran.

NDAmerican Florida
06/11/17 9:28 am

Honestly, if I had to jump onto either ship I'd choose Qatar. Even if the accusations of them supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran (both of which I oppose) are true, the accusations also point to their support of Israel which is something Saudi Arabia doesn't do. Besides, out of the entire Middle East the worst country I can think of is not Iran but Saudi Arabia. It's about time we jump off that ship.

06/11/17 9:11 am

Washington still doesn't get it . You are either Sunni or Shia and borders are for western folks

skinner Wisconsin
06/11/17 9:18 am

There is certainly growing sectarianism in the Middle East, but it's a gross exaggeration to say other forms of identity (national identity, class identity, kinship ties, etc) don't matter.

skinner Wisconsin
06/11/17 7:16 am

That's the allegation, although it's rather dubious.

rons screw politicians
06/11/17 6:55 am

And we have bases there!

abusara i drink and i know things
06/11/17 6:52 am

Tehran is loving this turn of events.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
06/11/17 6:43 am

This is a huge blunder. Ignited by Trumps gullibility and ignorance.....and fueled by his ego as he won't admit a mistake.