Qatar always has Paris as Al-Thanis consolidate at home and abroad

Issue 867 - 04 Dec 2009 | 4 minute read

Foreign journalists seem unable to mention the phrase ‘Qatari foreign policy’ without including the adjective ‘maverick’. But there is much more to the peninsula’s unusually prominent role in international relations than mere game-playing. Qatari international relations have long included backchannel diplomacy and high-profile conflict resolution, allowing Doha to become a key regional actor.

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