Qatar has drawn on its foreign reserves to withstand the ongoing embargo. Robust export revenues highlight the Qatari economy’s capacity to withstand the turmoil. As for the GCC, this week’s truncated summit highlights its waning relevance.

As the Qatar crisis rumbles into its sixth month, developments at the truncated GCC Summit in Kuwait highlight that whatever the ultimate endgame will be, there’s no going back to the way things were prior to 5 June.

Certainly, Qatar...