Qatar’s isolation – A consequence of Trump’s Middle East policies?

Melanie Sauter – On the night of June 5th, Bahrein, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar. By suspending air and sea travel, as well as land crossings, the countries also shut down economic links. Over the course of Monday, Libya, the Maldives, and Yemen also severed diplomatic relations with the gulf emirate. Why this sudden escalation?

The Qatar Connection: Qatar, Islamism and Switzerland

Melanie Sauter – The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ICCS) recently drew attention as it was being investigated by the federal court for alleged terrorism propaganda. Supposedly, the ICCS receives donations from a Qatari organization What is the link between the government of Qatar, Islamist movements and the ICCS?