In recent years, Turkey and Qatar have found much common ground on a host of foreign policy issues. Both Ankara and Doha have sponsored a variety of Sunni Islamist groups, seen as conduits for their geopolitical influence in the fluid Middle East. However, both countries have experienced setbacks from their engagement in some of the region's conflicts, most notably in Syria.
It is unfortunate that in their search for sensationalism, many media outlets miss out on important stories. Saudi Arabia is definitely not without its faults. But many may not comprehend the significance of some of the landmark decrees issued by the newly inaugurated monarch, King Salman bin Abdulaziz.