Trump’s Bid to End Saudi-Qatar Stalemate Ends in Recriminations

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Qatar-Saudi Tensions


“The problem is as much about appearing to not capitulate to the other side as it is trying to solve any problems,” said Michael Stephens of the Royal United Services Institute in London. “Given the hypersensitivity of both sides to appearing weak,” he said, “it makes the problem considerably harder to solve.”