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The U.S. Charges Head-On Into the Gulf Crisis

Jul 12, 2017 | 13:19 GMT
A man faces the skyline of Doha, Qatar's capital.

By signing a counterterrorism agreement with Qatar, the United States has headed off Saudi Arabia's efforts to escalate the crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council. But the problems underlying the conflict will endure long after the current dispute has subsided.

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Even if Washington's counterterrorism agreement with Doha hastens a resolution to the current conflict in the bloc, another one won't be too far behind....

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