Israeli-Gazan fight forcing shifts in Mideast alliances

08/01/2014
Around the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, regional allegiances are complex, confusing, and unconventional. Especially intriguing are interventions by Qatar. The little emirate blessed with the world’s largest gas field is alienating its Persian Gulf neighbors. In a loose alliance with Turkey, Qatar is trying to work as a conciliator in the Gazan conflict. The effort irks Egypt, which feels usurped in the peacemaking role and betrayed by Qatar’s earlier financial support of former President Mohammed Morsi. And the embrace of Hamas alarms Saudi Arabia, already piqued at its small neighbor for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and affiliates elsewhere. The Unit...
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