wa `alaykumu s-salāmu wa rahmatu l-lāhi wa barakātuh Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani

I have always admired your role in the Middle East and the support you continually give to the Arab Cause. Many among us view Qatar as a Modern Muslim State with a vibrant ethos.Your continued support of Al Jazeera is commendable for it gives another perspective to World News.

Qatar is the jewel in the crown in the Middle East.

I have just read about your support to the Syrian Cause, the offer of US$63 M in aid to buy arms. This is a brave step considering the rest of the Arab League appears to be wringing their hands and not really doing anything.

Now one last request, please send in Qatari and other Arabs to finish the job. Assad is a monster…a Muslim killing other Muslims even women and children. This is shameful. A slur on Islam and all that it stands for.

Finish the job and let the world see that the Arabs and in particular the Muslims can sort out their own problems without having Western Powers to fight their battles.

This is about honour.

wa `alaykumu s-salāmu wa rahmatu l-lāhi wa barakātuh Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the emir of Qatar,

Mark Ulyseas, Editor, Live Encounters Magazine