Blockade of Qatar not affecting US counter-ISIL operations

US Air Forces Central Command, or AFCENT, has its headquarters is just outside Doha.

    US Air Forces Central Command, or AFCENT, has its headquarters is just outside Doha.

    Lieutenant-General Jeffrey Harrigian said, "There are no diplomatic issues that are impacting our ability to operate every day from here in our counter-ISIS missions", referring to the Gulf diplomatic crisis in which a Saudi-led coalition of countries has blockaded Qatar.

    Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Alken reports from Al Udeid Airbase, Qatar.


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