Juliette Kayyem on Qatar

Qatar Arms Deals Expose Limits of US
By Juliette Kayyem
Boston Globe

“Qatar is a small country. It is made big, in the sense of influence and importance, because it has a lot of oil and does not think small. The capital city itself, with its eclectic office buildings, luxury hotels, and glamorous shopping malls, caters to a global market. It was just sand a few decades ago; it now has the highest GDP per capita in the world. Today, its sense of grandeur extends beyond wealth.”

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