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2017-06-29 Arabia
Doha must wave the white flag
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Posted by Fred 2017-06-29 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [655 views ]  Top
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#1 Invasion not far off. Will Iran+Turkey respond?
Posted by phil_b 2017-06-29 02:04||   2017-06-29 02:04|| Front Page Top

#2 Like what, Soodies are going to invade them?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-06-29 03:37||   2017-06-29 03:37|| Front Page Top

#3 Yes. Probably sooner than most expect.
Posted by phil_b 2017-06-29 04:41||   2017-06-29 04:41|| Front Page Top

#4 Saudi already overextended in Yemen. USA, under Donald, is not going to fight their war for them. Iran might intervene. Turkey, well - IMO - Erdogan is nuts.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-06-29 05:04||   2017-06-29 05:04|| Front Page Top

#5 Qatar a small bit of flat desert with hardly any armed forces.

Iran doesn't have an airforce worth mentioning and Turkey is too far away for any meaningful intervention.

The spike in oil prices as Iran and Iraq exports stop as the Gulf becomes a war zone will pay for a Qatar invasion and the Yemen war probably several times over.

Sometimes there is a plan.
Posted by phil_b 2017-06-29 05:49||   2017-06-29 05:49|| Front Page Top

#6 Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation' after Turkish tanks roll through Doha. Better stock up on popcorn.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2017-06-29 10:08||   2017-06-29 10:08|| Front Page Top

#7 The Sheikh in charge develops "health issues" and a nephew that the Saudis like "invites" them in to maintain public order? Now don't call it a Coup or a Regime Change!
Posted by magie 2017-06-29 14:24||   2017-06-29 14:24|| Front Page Top

#8 Do what they say, Qatar.

There must be a loser in this thing, and you are it.

Your Neighbors are pissed.
Posted by newc 2017-06-29 17:01||   2017-06-29 17:01|| Front Page Top

#9 The Saudis have set a deadline of July 3rd. So not long to wait.
Posted by phil_b 2017-06-29 18:03||   2017-06-29 18:03|| Front Page Top

#10 From ZH;

In that context, Saudi Arabia and its friends have given Qatar a list of demands they cannot conceivably meet and imposed a ten-day deadline to concede or face unspecified further action. Qatar was essentially doomed from the start of this rift, and it’s only just beginning. As Newsweek lamented, “the demands are designed to be impossible to comply with.”
Posted by phil_b 2017-06-29 18:41||   2017-06-29 18:41|| Front Page Top

#11 " As Newsweek lamented, “the demands are designed to be impossible to comply with.”"

Actually, YOU are impossible to comply with and the Nations have all told me you are a damn bully.

You surrender to these demands because we are well past the discovery phase of this investigation.

There must be a fall guy and the idiot Moslem Brotherhood is it.

Do what they tell you and stay in power.

You sovereignty ended long ago and I very bad paper on you.

Do not look over here to solve problems with your Neighbors.

This is something that you will lose no matter what, and your "Allies" as well.

Do as I have asked.
Posted by newc 2017-06-29 23:08||   2017-06-29 23:08|| Front Page Top

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