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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Qatar Learns to Cope With Its Isolation as Saudi Deadline Looms - Bloomberg

Qatar Learns to Cope With Its Isolation as Saudi Deadline Looms - Bloomberg:



"Shock in Qatar over an unprecedented Arab boycott is giving way to daily acts of defiance. As a July 5 deadline to meet a 13-point list of tough demand looms, government maneuvering that’s kept food in markets, tourists in hotels and the national carrier in the air is paying off. Along the seafront in the capital, Doha, it’s not uncommon to see Qataris parading their children in military uniforms. And there’s no escaping the image of the nation’s ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who’s been elevated to hero status by locals and foreigners alike."



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