Qatar Shuffles Back to the Future

Qatar’s recent Cabinet reshuffle and announcement it will withdraw from OPEC are decisions that are not likely to herald a strategic shift in the country’s direction, but they do demonstrate that Doha is, once again, pursuing its own regional interests.

Qatar Shuffles Back to the Future
Saad al-Kaabi, Qatar's minister of state for energy affairs, speaks prior to the start of OPEC's meeting in Vienna, Austria, Dec. 6. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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