Former Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, speaks at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday, June 22, 2013. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Interview Of Former Qatar PM Confessing Role In Syrian War Goes Viral

The former prime minister’s comments, while very revealing, were intended as a defense and excuse of Qatar’s support for terrorism, and as a critique of the US and Saudi Arabia for essentially leaving Qatar “holding the bag” in terms of the war against Assad.