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Qatar Draws Widespread Attention

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Over the course of the last decade, Qatar’s media coverage was due to its role in staging and putting into motion a number of Color Revolutions. The country acted as a sponsor for training and preparation programs for influencers and bloggers on organizing mass protests via social media. In addition, according to multiple media reports, the Emirate’s authorities provided financial, strategic and technological assistance to Color Revolution activists in Egypt, Libya, Syria, carried out ideological and propaganda support with biased event coverage in these countries with the help of the Qatar-funded Al-Jazeera TV channel as well as other media. That aside, Doha lobbied in various regional and international organizations for the interests of Color Revolution activists to support military operations for regime change in the so-labelled “rebellious Arab states”. Qatar frequently acted in conjunction with the United States and certain Western states interested in such a regime change in unwanted countries, as well as with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which also actively participated in the events surrounding Arab Spring.

Although today the intensity of the Color Revolutions has somewhat dissipated, nevertheless, Qatar continues to finance militants from Syria, Libya and those of a number of other hot spots, as reported by the militants themselves to the Asia Times, complaining about decreased wages after arriving in Karabakh from Middle Eastern countries.

Interest in Qatar is far from waning even today, since its involvement in various conflicts, including regional ones, has not yet exhausted itself in the plans of the United States and its allies. And this is........

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