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Diplomatic Crisis in the Gulf

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Diplomatic Crisis in the Gulf.

Middle East fellow Kristian Coates Ulrichsen’s article in The Atlantic traces the roots of the dispute between Qatar and its neighbors, concluding that “the sudden spike in regional tension presents the [Trump] administration with a problem that defies easy resolution.”

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Ulrichsen expands on the regional impact of the controversy in a commentary for the Washington Post and in interviews with the media: