by | Nov 21, 2019

No matter how much political ideologies may differ, many face a familiar division over tactics. Is it better to be a loud radical demanding bold change from the outside? Or should one aspire to be a quiet pragmatist working diligently…

by | May 25, 2019

Tanker ships and the strategic pipeline of Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, suffered terrorist attacks last week. Aramco has the monopoly on all Saudi Arabian oil production and is wholly owned by the Saudi government, the United States’ most powerful…

by | Mar 1, 2019

Earlier this month in Washington, a conference on “Qatar: U.S. Ally or Global Menace?” was so secretive due to security concerns that the carefully selected attendees only learned of the event’s location 48 hours in advance. Arranged by the Philadelphia…

by | Feb 7, 2019

For a long time, Islamists have made a habit of stamping their deceased with the label “martyr.” Not only does this add an extra layer of holiness to a person they deem of importance, it also helps to exploit a…

by | Jan 15, 2019

At least 50 Indian stars and entertainment executives were targeted, and several of them hacked, by Qatar as part of an extensive operation that appears to have the aim of infiltrating and influencing Indian society by way of the country’s…

by | Jan 1, 2019

In the next Congress, Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) will chair the House transportation committee. From the looks of it, that will be horrible news for international travelers. In an absurd interview with the Financial Times recently, DeFazio made an issue of Qatar…

by | Dec 13, 2018

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important diplomatic and human rights issue, as states weaponize digital tools to oppress and suppress their people and violate the privacy of others around the world. This came to light on Friday, when the Frontiers…

by | Nov 20, 2018

Is Qatar an ally of Iran? Such is the claim made against it by its two main Gulf rivals: namely, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which have imposed a blockade on the country. One also finds this…

by | Oct 30, 2018

What media uproar would face Donald Trump for granting diplomatic immunity to the Russians accused of meddling in the American political system? The Trump administration ponders no such thing. But United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley considers granting diplomatic status to…

by | Apr 12, 2018

Qatar’s stand off with Saudi Arabia has engulfed the Middle East, and the ensuing propaganda war has now spread into the United States. Qatar takes no prisoners, and has engaged in damaging character assassination tactics against its foes, which include…

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