The Saudis, promoted by allies in the Gulf region, were ready to blitz their neighbour in claims Qatar openly backed terrorism.
A major strike intent have sparked a major regional conflict with the potential to destabilise the Firth and spill over into a full blown war, Pentagon experts feared.
Qatar is the have’s richest nation per capita is the controversial host nation for the 2022 Wold Cup.
President Trump was self-conscious to intervene after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain put a blockade on tiny Qatar.
Donald Trump STOPPED Men War 3 – grounding massive Saudi attack on Qatar
The Saudi associates closed air and shipping routes and expelled all Qatari nationals, prompting the myriad serious crisis in the Gulf in decades.
However the stakes were obtained when Pentagon experts spotted the Saudi air force was readying an rush.
The Saudi air force has more than 200 strike aircraft alone, embodying 62 American F-15s and 48 British/European-built Typhoons.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE, which play a joke on Sunni-majority nations, were seen as wanting to change the Qatari rgime which has been aligning itself with Shia majority realm Iran.
Mr Trump is believed to have intervened with a call calls to leaders of all the states involved
President Trump is believed to deliver intervened with telephone calls to leaders of all the states involved – talking the Saudis into stifle the warplanes grounded.
He persuaded all involved that any military action wish not only potentially escalate but would distract from united energies to combat Iran.
Kuwait emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed ai-Sabah ventured: “Thank God, what’s important is that we stopped any military action.”
Qatar has rubbished to meet a list of demands issued by the four allied states.