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Skeptic Society Magazine Untangling the Qatar kerfuffle

Untangling the Qatar kerfuffle

Why does everyone in the Arab world suddenly hate Qatar? Is it a uniquely repressive and terrible nation? Um, no. Alliances are, like a lot of successful marriages, hard work. Even the best of them go through periods of tension. The “special relationship” between the U.S. and the United Kingdom has often seemed less than that, for instance.The Middle East, however, is much different.