Despite the progress made in diplomatic relations, the emergence of the film has added to a long list of media hostilities targeting Qatar, generating questions on the status of reconciliation between Abu Dhabi and Doha.
Now, you cannot say this is just a movie. Qatar is the Good guy in the Middle East, respecting Freedom of the Press and Human Rights, when its neighbors are trying to damage its reputation using dark propaganda. We are impatiently waiting for the next move of Qatar, probably buying yet another soccer club, or financing a Western political party that would in return turn a blind eye on Qatari influence. After all, if there was such a thing as corruption in Qatar, surely Al Jazeera would have investigated.