Global stability is at stake in Qatar dispute
The country with the highest per capita income in the world is in its own year of living dangerously.
Qatar is a tiny country on the Arabian peninsula. In our part of the world, it would perhaps be best comparable to Monaco.
This tiny monarchy is wealthy beyond any comparison as a result of its enormous oil and natural gas reserves.
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