At one time, from 2002 till 2015, Qatar and the US were very close allies. Then, things began to change.
The Beginning: How Britain begat the Brotherhood
Jamal Eddine al-Afghani: In 1885, an Iranian proposed the idea of a British-led pan-Islamic alliance among Turkey, Egypt, Iran and Afghanistan against czarist Russia.
The Turkish Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful and successful empires in the world for more than 6 centuries.