Daily Archive: June 6, 2017

Saudi Arabia versus Qatar: More Folly from Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince

Precipitate and unexplained decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar and impose an air and land blockade of the country bears the hallmarks of the erratic decision making of Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and de facto ruler, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. There has been considerable debate about the reasons for the extraordinary diplomatic and economic attack on Qatar organised...