With Tillerson Out, Qatar and Saudis Left Sweating on Where Pompeo Stands on Gulf Crisis

The ousted secretary of state was a vocal critic of the Saudi blockade of the Emirate, with Mideast experts saying his departure puts the Qataris in a weaker position with the Trump administration

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Mike Pompeo as his next secretary of state could lead to a change in the U.S. administration’s approach to the spat between Qatar and its Gulf...