الموقف القطري من الثورات العربية وأثره في تحولات السياسة الخارجية القطرية

Abstract

The different positions adopted by Qatar from the Arab revolutions – especially the Egyptian revolution- had a great impact on Qatar foreign policy, and this is related to the Qatar role in the region pre and post revolutions.Qatar played a major role before the Arab spring depending on major tools especially economic tool and soft power through Al Jazeera channel, in addition to participation in solving regional conflicts.After the Arab spring , Qatar participated directly in these revolutions ,depending on the same tools , and although the Arab spring provided many opportunities to Qatar , but it lost its credibility as neutral country , as Qatar adopted a new foreign policy that reflect mainly national interests and fears .