As Qatar’s political influence grows in the United States, from the Brookings Institution to Al Jazeera, can the Qatari regime be held accountable for wrongdoings it commits against American citizens?
Elliott Broidy’s story is a harrowing warning of the capacity of a hyper-partisan media to be influenced by foreign operatives to attack the president and silence an American citizen.
For years, Qatar has bankrolled and provided haven to terrorist groups that threaten America’s interests and its allies. Let’s call a spade a spade.
Like Israel’s Bibi Netanyahu, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is so hated by the press, he might as well be a Republican.
In the Elliott Broidy case, the media’s anti-Trump hysteria aligned with Qatar’s interests. The story of how Qatar’s paid actors targeted him using U.S. media deserves to be well-known.
Yusuf Al-Qaradawi provides Qatar access to an international network of committed Islamist activists throughout the West, who are willing to support Qatari policy goals.
Jamal Khashoggi’s op-eds published in the very influential Washington Post certainly qualify as attempts to change U.S. policy against Saudi Arabia and in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Using teacher training programs to indoctrinate U.S. children in Massachusetts shows just a sliver of the Arab theocracies’ larger influence operations within the American K-12 system.
According to a report in 2017 by the International Trade Union Confederation, at least 1,200 foreign workers had died in Qatar since it was awarded the World Cup in 2010.
Several leaders from countries participating in the 2018 World Cup finally decided to punish Russia by … not sending government officials to the World Cup.
With Doha more defiant than ever, the United States needs to take more drastic action and remove a crutch that has been propping up the emirate for too long.
The stern response today is a consequence of Qatar not only breaking its 2013 commitments but of stepping well beyond them.
‘For the West to see a day free from wars against Islamist terror…we must wage an ideological war to influence the minds of Muslims,’ says Zuhdi Jasser.
Not only does Qatar have dirty hands, they’re simultaneously sticking them in all regional pies. It was only a matter of time before their neighbors caught on.
Qatar, which has long sponsored terrorist groups, faces an embargo by the Gulf states that risks cutting the country off from most of its trade routes and food supplies.
Baseball players already provide a wonderful example of American civility. They do this by not incessantly talking about politics.
If “Clockboy” Ahmed Mohammed and his family weren’t suspiciously close to terrorist activity before, they are indeed much closer to it now.
Obama painted Bowe Bergdahl as a hero when swapped for five high-ranking Taliban. Even though he’s now charged with desertion, they kind of got away with it
Hillary Clinton doesn’t need psychoanalysis, she needs lawyers.
- Censure Vote Against Kyrsten Sinema Is Why We Can’t Have Nice ThingsDemocrats' very public reprimand of Sinema is not aboutcontinue reading >
- Another Day, Another Shooting. Boring!You didn’t read about it? Probably not. That’s becacontinue reading >
- The Entire News Media Is Biased. They Should Just Embrace ItLet’s dispense with the fiction that the media is objcontinue reading >