Everywhere you look this week in the media you'll see Qatar. Qatar Airways joined the oneworldalliance today but you'll also find other mentions of the Middle East country mushrooming in the oddest places --including on MediaBistro.com where you'll find job listings for media professionals to relocate and craft a new identity for the country. Qatar, Qatar, Qatar. It must make Dubai feel like Jan Brady.
Meanwhile back at the U.S. State Department, the Embassy in Doha says that travelers and residents should remain aware and vigilant in the face of terrorist threats, but that a large police force in the country is on hand to help maintain the peace.