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The Atlantic Asks UVM Expert to Explain Middle East Investments

The Atlantic interviews Gregory Gause, political science professor and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution-Doha, for an article on Rawabi: a Palestinian-designed, Qatar-funded city under construction in the West Bank. On the large Qatari project Gause says, "Investments in the region are about the return on political influence," and clarifies that Qatar remains an ally of the United States. Read the story...