Brookings Institute, a center-left think tank in Washington, D.C., is scrapping their annual energy conference held in Doha, Qatar. The non-profit organization received $4 million in funding by Qatari donors in 2015, but this move could signal that the oil-rich countries are scaling back spending in light of low oil prices. Photo by BrookingsInst
Actions speak louder than words, First Lady Michelle Obama: First Lady Michelle Obama is in Qatar this week for a summit sponsored by a state-controlled foundation that is known for operating mosques that have welcomed extremist clerics, according to a range of sources. Obama is in Qatar—a country under congressional scrutiny for its financing of terrorists—through […]
The ‘clock boy’ controversy is now coming to a close, as the family of the teenager is moving to Qatar.
The Free Beacon reported on the news that Four Seasons hosted a press conference by Hamas officials: The Four Seasons hotel chain is continuing to avoid questions about its recent hosting of a senior Hamas terror leader during a press conference held at the resort’s Doha location, sparking further questions about the hotel’s relationship with […]
Well, this makes things interesting, huh? The Brookings Institution, one of the country’s top left-leaning think tanks, has for the first time admitted to Congress that it receives millions of dollars every year from foreign governments, including Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, according to official disclosure forms obtained by theWashington Free Beacon. The disclosure […]
Al Jazeera America, which launched with much fanfare nearly two years ago, is retrenching after failing to attract an audience in the U.S., according to the New York Post. Insiders told the Post that the network is laying off staff and watering down its U.S. editorial voice while filling more airtime with programming from its […]
Congress warned the Obama White House that by approving arms sales with Qatar, they are “enabling” terrorists that Qatar funds.
Susan Rice, of infamous Benghazi fame, is scheduled to speak at the Brookings Institute. Brookings is a think tank based in Washington, D.C., and in recent years, received at least $7 million in funds from Qatar to research Iranian nuclear weapons and negotiations.
WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley, the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar is working to free other captured American hostages. Foley was executed, and whose execution was recorded on video, by the extremist and Islamist terrorist group Islamic State, also known by the acronyms ISIS, ISIL and […]
The ratings are in for the first week of Al Jazeera America, and they were abysmally low, by traditional cable-news standards. They were so low, in fact, that the Nielsen ratings indicated that most of their shows failed to meet its minimum accuracy threshold and they had to resort to their best guess. Former CNN […]
2/11/2016 - Qatari-Funded DC Think Tank has to Scrap Annual Energy Conference in Qatar
11/4/2015 - Michelle Obama to Speak at Event Held by Qatari Foundation that has Radical Clerics
10/21/2015 - ‘Clock Boy’ will Move to Qatar, Family says
10/10/2015 - Four Seasons Evades Questions about Hamas Press Conference at Their Hotel
9/23/2015 - Brookings Institute receives Donations from Middle East Governments
4/29/2015 - Al Jazeera America – More Al Jazeera, Less America
2/24/2015 - Congress: Obama’s Billions are Enabling Qatar to Fund Terrorists
2/4/2015 - Susan Rice to speak at Brookings, a Qatar-Funded Think Tank
8/31/2014 - After Foley Beheading, Qatar working to free more U.S. hostages in Syria
8/28/2013 - Al Jazeera America Debuts to Low Ratings
10/2/2012 - Al Jazeera’s New Focus: Sports