June 12, 2017

Saudi allies ramp up sanctions on Qatar

By Ilan Goldenberg

Source: Marketplace

Journalist(s) Marielle Segarra

Qatar is promising not to surrender in the face of sanctions imposed on it last week. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain halted land, air and sea traffic to Qatar and blacklisted several Qatari-linked organizations and individuals. They accuse the small oil-rich nation of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and other groups they consider terrorist. Qatar, which denies supporting terrorism, is already feeling the pain. 

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  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...