Type: Poor DiplomacyJun 06 2017 Severity: About: Qatar
President Donald Trump sided with Saudi Arabia and their Arab partners against Qatar, who houses the largest US airbase in the Middle East. Trump also claimed undue credit for the rift between the countries on twitter, saying - 'During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology. Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!'.