In February 2022, the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, became the first Gulf leader to meet President Biden since he took office in 2021. Recognizing Qatar’s critical diplomatic and security role on the regional and international level, President Biden announced during that meeting the designation of Qatar as a Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA). Three months later, Sheikh Tamim visited several key countries in the region and beyond.
In February 2022, the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, became the first Gulf leader to meet President Biden since he took office in 2021. Recognizing Qatar’s critical diplomatic andMore
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