Armed Struggle In Gulf Is A Growing Risk, Analysts Say

Chas W. Freeman, Jr., U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War, this week suggested the recent escalation risks pushing the crisis into armed conflict.
So, we are clearly in a crisis with the potential to lead to armed conflict,” he told the foreign policy blog LobeLog.
On Friday, fresh Turkish armed forces arrived at the military base in Qatar, where training missions began last week.
The coalition also calls on Qatar to end its alleged ties to terrorist groups and political opposition figures in Gulf nations and Egypt.
“I now can’t say this is not going to lead to some kind of military escalation.

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