What this week’s stunning World Cup upset in Qatar tells us about the state of play in the Middle East
When Elliott Broidy sued Qatari lobbyists for allegedly hacking his private emails, the foreign agents responded by going after Americans—many of them Jews—critical of Qatar. Guess who the Justice and State departments appear to be siding with?
Turkey’s authoritarian president poses an active danger to Western interests. He must be contained.
Think tanks, universities, museums, newspapers, and key congressional committees are all pieces in a game of 3D chess that the tiny Gulf state is playing with its rivals, using Washington, D.C., as its game board
The plot thickens
Just days ago, millions of dollars meant to buy calm finally made it into cash-starved Gaza—so why does Israel now appear to be on the brink of another war with Hamas?
How a Gulf kingdom’s efforts to court Jewish-American opinion led to the hack of a celebrity rabbi and ended with their secrets getting spilled in court
Was the ZOA dishonest about its relationship with Qatar, or were they duped?
As a new lawsuit draws attention to lobbyists, one key advisor ends his relationships with the Gulf state
News about an inflammatory documentary breaks just as a charm offensive is underway. What does Doha really want?
“The US does not—and will not—recognize a difference between the political and military arms of Hamas,” the UN ambassador writes
The ongoing debate over Qatar has drawn the UN ambassador into unexpected territory
New efforts to mobilize a scattered community gain traction
Strobe Talbott defends think tank; Lee Smith replies
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Ravaged by allegations of widespread corruption, FIFA—world soccer’s controlling body—focuses on Israel
Agents of Influence counsels the young emir of the wealthy Arab nation who must decide how to use his powerful TV network
Who owns the widespread and influential new Arab media, source of much of our news about the region?