How Could Trump Thank Qatar for Fighting Terror?

How Could Trump Thank Qatar for Fighting Terror?

President Trump of January 2018 is at odds with President Trump of June 2017 over Qatar. Trump just thanked Qatar for its “action to counter terrorism and extremism in all forms” and implied U.S. opposition to the Arab states’ blockade of the jihad-sponsoring country, something Trump previously praised and claimed credit for. “President Trump reiterated his support for a strong, united Gulf Cooperation Council that is focused on countering regional threats,” the readout says. The praise for Qatar is a major victory for Secretary of State Tillerson, who has long-standing ties to the Qatari regime from his days leading Exxon-Mobil.…
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