Wednesday 21 February 2018

Global stability is at stake in Qatar dispute

Aside from our concerns for Irish people in Qatar and the region, global stability is also at stake here in this standoff. Photo: GETTY
Aside from our concerns for Irish people in Qatar and the region, global stability is also at stake here in this standoff. Photo: GETTY
Editorial

Editorial

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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