Power Play in the Gulf: Tiny Qatar Has Big Diplomatic Ambitions – Spiegel de Story

By Alexander Smoltczyk and Bernhard Zand

Photo Gallery: Qatar's Growing Ambitions

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With his wealth, diplomatic skills and Al-Jazeera television network, Qatar’s Emir Hamad Al Thani has become one of the most important politicians in the Middle East. The tiny state is becoming a force to be reckoned with, but the emir’s motives are obscure.


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