Blockade on Qatar has been lifted, defeat of bin Salman

 



Trump's glamour in Middle Eastern politics is not stopping. The three-year blockade imposed by the Saudi bloc on Qatar has lifted. 

The blockade was led by outgoing US President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

 Initially, Trump made statements and tweeted in support of the blockade. But that Trump is the hero of lifting the blockade again.


The course of Middle Eastern politics is changing like monsoon winds. You couldn't imagine what's its next move?

 And with this change of Middle eastern politic like monsoon winds, the treasury of the West became healthy.

 However, the lifting of the blockade has damaged the acceptance of the Saudi bloc, especially Bin Salman.

 The lifting of the blockade will go down in history as Bin Salman's first political defeat.


Qatar has traditionally been a first-class US ally in Middle East politics. Although the conspiracy theory was not taken into account, the period of the siege of Qatar by the Saudi bloc was very important.

June 6, 2017. On a summer morning, Qataris woke up to the news of the Saudi-Emirati blockade. The total number of conditions for ending the blockade was 13. 

The main conditions were to seal the door of Al-Jazeera, one of the world's leading media outlets, to sever bilateral ties with Iran, and to deny the Muslim Brotherhood financial support and political asylum. 

But the most worrying condition was the closure of the Turkish military base in Doha. Under the terms, there were threats to occupy Qatar by launching a surprise attack on the Saudi belt. 



Qatar did not accept any of the conditions. Rather, it has followed the same path, rallying opponents of the Saudi bloc and increasing the strength of its bloc by drawing on Turkey, Tunisia, Malaysia and, to a lesser extent, Pakistan.

Qatar has traditionally been a first-class US ally in Middle East politics. Although the conspiracy theory was not taken into account, the period of the siege of Qatar by the Saudi bloc was very important.

 First, the blockade came just months after Trump came to power. Second, on June 5, 2017, when the Saudi bloc announced the blockade of Qatar, six months later, on December 6, Trump announced the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. 

With this declaration, the Americans handed over Jerusalem to Israel. 

Trump single-handedly handed over Jerusalem to Israel, overriding all agreements on a two-state system, the Arab League-approved 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, and the Palestinians' independent survival.

Many believe that the US used the Saudi bloc to blockade Qatar and use the civil war in Syria and Libya to divert public attention and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel. 

But the Arabs fought for Jerusalem for almost six decades. For the last one hundred years, such a complicated game of Middle Eastern politics has been going on.

However, the "Muslim world" will not be the same before and after blockade for the Saudi bloc, including the previous and subsequent Middle East. 

The acceptability and strength of the Saudi-UAE belt will be called into question. Particularly those who are fighting with the financial support of Saudi-Emirati bloc in Yemen, Libya, Syria Sudan and Eritrea and have built their future around bin Salman will be more concerned. 

The lifting of the blockade could bring about several changes in Middle East politics.


Even if Trump leaves, the Trump family, especially Kushner, will continue to influence a large part of future U.S. politics as it does now. Critics say bin Salman hastened to inherit the Saudi throne at the behest of Kushner, continues to fight in Yemen and abandons Palestinian demands.


First, the failed blockade will exacerbate the image crisis of bin Salman personally and Saudi Arabia as a state. 

Bin Salman and Crown Prince Sheikh Zayed of the UAE could not force Qatar to accept a single condition of the blockade. Bin Salman and Sheikh Zayed are constantly losing in the field of meaningful politics. 

The dream of becoming the sole voice of the Arab world has been fading. Saudi Arabia's influence has been felt throughout the Muslim world since the post-Ottoman period. 

But Saudi influence in the "Muslim world" has been eroded by the West's continued Saudi-led war, its silence on the Palestinian question, the recent assassination of Khashoggi, and dragging Western life to Saudi in the name of modernity

The Qatar-Turkey belt continues to fill those gaps.

Second, Doha's position has been clarified. As fade as Salman's image has become day by day, Sheikh Tamim, the Emir of Qatar has become more fearless. 

Doha has dealt with the blockade of the Saudi belt brilliantly. Iran, Al-Jazeera, have clarified their position on the Brotherhood question.

 Despite being Sunni, Doha-Tehran bilateral relations are strong. Due to which, the issue of leaving Iran was at the forefront of the 13 conditions given by the Saudi bloc.

 Bilateral relations have been strengthened rather than abandoned. The Brotherhood is also being organized based on this steadfast role of Doha. 

If Doha can organize the Brotherhood in North Africa, especially in Egypt, by embarrassing Saudi Arabia with Iran, then the comfort of the West's preferred dictator, Sisi, could be disrupted.

Spoiling Sisi's comfort means increasing the unrest of warlord Emanuel Macron.

The whole theory of the blockade of Qatar revolves around Trump and his son-in-law Kushner.

 The siege, which began under Trump, failed during Trump's tenure. Historians have so far failed to find a plausible reason for Saddam's occupation of Kuwait.

 In the same way, they may fail to find a reason for the blockade of Qatar in the future under the leadership of Bin Salman.

Not only financially, but also politically, the Trump family has benefited from this blockade. 

Financially, a significant number of Gulf states have invested in Trump's company to ensure their security and politically, have made Kushner, "the new fortuneteller" of the Middle East.

Even if Trump leaves, the Trump family, especially Kushner, will continue to influence a large part of future U.S. politics as it does now. 

Even if Trump leaves, the Trump family, especially Kushner, will continue to influence a large part of future U.S. politics as it does now.

 Critics say Bin Salman hastened to inherit the Saudi throne, continues to fight in Yemen and abandons Palestinian demands, pressures Muslim-majority states to establish bilateral relations with Israel, and blocks Qatar at the behest of Kushner. 

He withdrew these things conveniently again. The Kushner-Bin Salman duo repeatedly reminded us of the Sharif Hossain-Thomas Lawrence duo through their actions.

 Sharif Hussein-Thomas Lawrence angered the Arabs against the Ottomans. Due to which the Ottoman Empire collapsed and an endless war started in the Middle East. 

Only time will tell where Kushner-bin Salman will take the 'Muslim world', including the Middle East.




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