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Tillerson makes a vigorous U.S. push in Qatar crisis

Tillerson makes a vigorous U.S. push in Qatar crisis

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson launched an invigorated mission in Kuwait on Monday to defuse a crisis between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors that has so far defied U.S. diplomatic efforts and threatened the region’s delicate stability.

Qatar is locked in a bitter confrontation with a Saudi-led group of Arab states over the tiny, gas-rich emirate’s ties to Iran and supposed friendliness with a number of militant groups. All of the countries involved are important U.S. allies, making the fight particularly tricky for the White House, which has sided with the...

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