Gulf Reconciliation & Real Politick: Ending the 2017 Qatar Blockade

Published January 12th, 2021 - 07:36 GMT
Bandar al-Jaloud/handout via AFP
Bandar al-Jaloud/handout via AFP
Last week, socially distanced around a table in the Maraya Concert Hall (officially the world’s largest mirror-clad building), Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) welcomed Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani back to the fold after Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom itself restored full ties with Qatar. MBS said the reconciliation affirmed "our Gulf, Arab and Islamic solidarity and stability.” A blockade against Qatar began in 2017 aft

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