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Qatar: For Doha, the Best Defense Is a Good Arms Dealer

Jan 25, 2018 | 19:55 GMT

Qatar is sending new signals that the current regional blockade against it has still not compromised its independence. On Jan. 25, Qatar's ambassador to Russia, Fahad bin Mohammed al-Attiya, told Russia's Tass news agency that his country was in "advanced" talks to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system. The comments were widely published in Qatari media and have received acclaim from many prominent Qatari Twitter users....

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