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Why Qatar Is Causing Headaches For Trump

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From causing rifts between allies in the Middle East to multi-million dollar investments in properties connected to the president, Trump's biggest headaches in the future could come out of oil-rich Qatar. ** UPDATE ** Qatar provided CNBC with a statement from Jassim Al-Thani, Media Attaché for the State of Qatar: “Qatar is a force for stability in the region, it is GCC neighbors who have negatively impacted the security and unity of the Middle East by launching an illegal blockade against our country.” “Last year, US intelligence officials confirmed that Qatar News Agency was hacked by hostile foreign powers, an illegal cyberattack that led directly to the current dispute. As a result of the blockade, families remain separated, students are unable to continue their education, and access to lifesaving medicine has been severely restricted. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights stressed that the “unilateral measures” taken by the blockading countries have led to detrimental effects on ordinary citizens. The International Court of Justice ruled that the UAE must lift its measures against Qatar.” “Qatar has never supported terrorism or extremism in any form. On the contrary, Qatar is the only country that has taken concrete action to combat extremism after President Trump challenged Middle Eastern nations to “drive out” terrorists. Further, Qatar signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding with the US government to combat terrorism that goes further than any other Arab nation.” “Qatar hosts 11,000 American troops at Al Udeid Air Base, the largest US military base in the Middle East. And it recently broke ground on the base’s expansion, and just last week held the second US-Qatar Counterterrorism Dialogue. In the words of Defense Secretary James Mattis, the US “enjoys a longstanding defense relationship with Qatar – a strong and valued military partner.” “The money Qatar has spent in the United States pales in comparison to what has been spent by its neighbors to defame Qatar’s reputation in the US. While the blockading countries invested in a smear campaign, Qatar has focused its efforts on its positive relationship with United States and room for future cooperation in investment, countering terrorism, and defense.” » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC #CNBC Why Qatar Is Causing Some Headaches For Trump | CNBC
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ABU AZOOZ (15 days ago)
Loooool who’s gonna fly the f15? Qatars population can be live peacefully in a hotel loooooool.
Lary k (20 days ago)
What's wrong with the volume
mahdi shahin (27 days ago)
All. The people who born and live in Saudi Arabia have no human rights in the way government deals with them as illegal immigrants can America talk about this issue
4WesternCivilizaton (29 days ago)
Wtf is this news station about.. is this another delusional media network set on spreading misinformation.. I just watched one of their other videos and it was filled with propaganda and lies. This is so sickening now..
Dazza Johnson (1 month ago)
Yeah. 15 out of the 19 9/11 terrorists were "peaceful" Saudis. Saudis blaming Qatar for terrorism is hilarious!!!
Reem A (12 days ago)
Dazza Johnson I know right!!!!
iDayez (1 month ago)
Dazza Johnson ikr wtf 😂
jasim ibrahim (1 month ago)
Donald Trump is a terrorist
Wikileakss Wikileakss (1 month ago)
Qatar one of the best country in world..
Uziel David (1 month ago)
You have to have this irritating background music ?????
p ace (1 month ago)
Crazy unstable guy, one day hate a country then he likes a country then again hate the country.... Just imagine what type of psycho person we have as our president
DOC 11 (26 days ago)
Trump just stop attach Qatar because of F16 deal he looks for US interest stop heating man be fair
Ayan Kumar (1 month ago)
That's why majority of American are hybrids...
Yacobus Fitri (1 month ago)
Trump is causing headaches for himself!
mary humphreys (1 month ago)
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Eazy Street (1 month ago)
SHUT OFF THE WATER.
Allyson Young (1 month ago)
Please delete the music so one can hear what is being said 🥁😩
subhadip ojha (1 month ago)
Al Jazeera like an isis official channel
Qamar Pasha (1 month ago)
is cnbs running out content ...if not then why this reupload ..
Ace Attack (1 month ago)
Turkey will stand with Qatar
Brandon Black (1 month ago)
TRUMP 2020.....TRUMP JR. 2024.......Let's go!
paktofu123 (1 month ago)
Didn't everyone talk about how it's not kah tar and it's cutter a few years back lol
wilson bethlehem (1 month ago)
Qatar is the next target by US.
IrvinLopezz (1 month ago)
Money money money
great outdoors (1 month ago)
Is our nut-case president still winning???>
Anex (1 month ago)
Fake fake
RAY飽飽 (1 month ago)
Shouldn't you pronounce Qatar as Cutter?
iDayez (1 month ago)
RAY飽飽 no its Ka-tar
August Hindu (1 month ago)
so Qatar also paid you to show this 😑
K S TV (1 month ago)
Top .01% = $atans children fighting over the Natural Resources of this Planet & Mentally Enslaving the Majority (99.99%).. 😂
POPPY PETERSON (1 month ago)
QATAR is a TERRORISTS!
jasim ibrahim (1 month ago)
One who is saying Qatar is terrorist only they are terrorist
Chris Ljubic (1 month ago)
CNBC if this was under president Obama, you would have called it "Why Qatar is causing a headache for the US" the reason you mention trump in your title is to deceive the audience into thinking somehow this problem only exists under trump. If you believe it does than perhaps you could explain to your viewers why Obamas slave markets in libya are thriving and an issue. Fake news strikes again.
Chris Ljubic (1 month ago)
+Gaius Scipio fair enough. Have a good day
Gaius Scipio (1 month ago)
Just seeking clarity. You see I didn't even realize the US went to war with Libya for starters.
Chris Ljubic (1 month ago)
The Obama admin had no congressional authorization of war pertaining to Libya, the bush admin did pertaining to Iraq. I see you are not interested in debating the actual point of what i was saying in the beginning, but rather a blame game of who's political favorite. Re-read my initial post and clarify for yourself. If you want to debate, Trump, Obama, Bush, and their actions as president i would be happy to, but my initial post was to highlight the hypocrisy of media outlets political favoritism in their posts which is UNHEALTHY FOR DEMOCRACY as it misshapes public opinion leading to misinformed rabid protests, and societal unease. I dont care which network is doing it it is wrong. I assume you believe propaganda is wrong as its basis is in manipulation?
Gaius Scipio (1 month ago)
Hmmm, interesting. So does that mean that the Bush administration is responsible for the turmoil in Iraq and perhaps even the Arab Spring? So did the Obama administration act unilaterally or did they have congressional support?
Chris Ljubic (1 month ago)
+Gaius Scipio under the obama administration libyan leader muamar ghaddafi was executed and the islamaic jihadists that overthrew him and have now developed an islamic state were trained, funded, and given intelligence as well as massive air support to carry this out from the obama admin. Since then african migrants flowing through libya have been aprehended by these groups and under islamic sharia law are being sold as slaves in open air markets. And as for income, i assume you are joking. The point was that headlines make all the difference and because some news outlets choose to be political they manipulate these haedlines to assign blame or throw darkness on political opponents maliciously. The result, the public in general is misinformed and misplace thier emotions to political targets of convenience.
simon scowled (1 month ago)
"Somebody" in DC is a Yuge flip flopper and back stabber
kim roger (1 month ago)
i have seen the same video before few days ago interesting
Adam Loc (1 month ago)
Trumps son own 666 fifth avenue. FIGURES!
Yacobus Fitri (1 month ago)
Does the devil live there?
IndyJones (1 month ago)
They're a US ally as long as Trump is profiting from them.
Joseph (1 month ago)
It looks like not just Trump, his family members are profiting from them too.
Herbert N (1 month ago)
The Truth give tRUMP headaches. Mueller is Coming for him.
Samer eldon (1 month ago)
Qatar is too rich for y’all broke people
African_Child _Labour_Worker (1 month ago)
Then why do they need migrant workers?
Androiduserdropstheirphoneandthebatterydropsout (1 month ago)
What about human rights abuse in Qatar?
അബ്ദുല്‍ഗഫൂര്‍ കെടി ദോഹ ഖത്തര്‍ kunu kuzhippuram (1 month ago)
Ilove.You.Good.Qatar.The.World.
ashutosh Mishra (1 month ago)
Isn't this a reupload
CIA NIGGER (1 month ago)
*DRRRUUUUMMMMMMMPPPPPFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF*
User4321 (1 month ago)
Watching this dumpster fire once wasnt enough? The musics still awful and the informations still all wrong. Try again.
jean luke (1 month ago)
Next segment should be DNC, BO, HRC getting money personally from middle east countries.
Sonja Voigt (1 month ago)
I do not like US which threatens me! Am still a friend, but I do not remember how long!
roof pizza (1 month ago)
'Cause he's looking for the U????
a a (1 month ago)
Please help this family at www.gofundme.com,/g9tch-a-family-in-need
Keith Nordin (1 month ago)
It's Saudi Arabia and the UAE that are the trouble! 15 of the 19 hijackers on 9/11 were Saudis! The rest were from the UAE! Suuni Wahhabi Muslims! The human rights infringements aren't any different between any of the actors! Jared Kushner gave up our intelligence assets to MBS, the Saudi Arabian Prince! Also, we've lost 30 such Chinese intelligence assets! I assume also that this can be accredited to Jared Kushner!
kiDkiDkiD12 (1 month ago)
ReUpload?
Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan (1 month ago)
Where have I seen this video earlier?
Baahog Beelat (1 month ago)
Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan same channel. they've posted this already a few days back. based on the description, there's an update to include a statement from Qatar so they've reuploaded it.
Dung Nguyen (1 month ago)
the "funding" of terroism? Why couldn't he just say "fiancing" so he don't have to struggle to say "funding"
Zhin Null (1 month ago)
I think you mean "financing"
a a (1 month ago)
Please help this family who is in need at www.gofundme.com/g9tch-a-family-in-need
Hector Morales (1 month ago)
Hold up!!! At approximately a minute and 23 seconds into this video. The lies started. You mean to tell me Saudi Arabia was mad that Qatar supported Islamic extremist groups????? Yeah… the irony is not lost on that statement
Skullking489 (1 month ago)
Are you dumb? Muslim extremist groups love slaughtering each other. The Sauds are accusing Qatar of playing for the other team.
Ankur Nigam (1 month ago)
Am I the only one getting irritated by background music 😣
Izzy LaCrosse (1 month ago)
Ankur Nigam Absolutely not.
Juan Melgar (1 month ago)
No.
megon gon (1 month ago)
ME ALSO!
Mijemu mijemu (1 month ago)
Rethuglicans elected the Devil.
Mattias Ahlsén (1 month ago)
Might not know much about guitar? I mean, I don't play it, so I guess not...
Nimish Joshi (1 month ago)
First to like.
Noah McCloud (1 month ago)
First
Nimish Joshi (1 month ago)
Second yo