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The Middle East
The Two Faces of Qatar

For years Qatar has played a brilliant a double game between Islamism and the West, offering aid and comfort for the forces of the former while doing the bare minimum asked of it by the latter. But is this act beginning to wear thin?

Published on: September 12, 2014
Yossi Shain is Romulo Betancourt Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University, and Professor of Government and Diaspora Politics at Georgetown University. 
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  • Duperray

    Yoshi, the time West will take to realize that what you say is correct, will be at least 100-150 years… Sorry for you and me, thanks to congenital blindness of the Left Thinking.

    • FriendlyGoat

      It’s true, I guess, that some leftists are warm to Islam. But not all of us.

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