Latest update: 25/09/2012
Qatar to the rescue?
Whether it's funding for businesses in underprivileged suburbs or the purchase of world class soccer stars for Paris Saint-Germain, what’s so wrong with Qatar employing some soft power? François Picard’s panel argues over the tiny emirate’s long-term agenda.
- Ali Al-AHMED. Director, Institute for Gulf Affairs;
- Ardavan AMIR-ASLANI. Attorney;
- Elizabeth DICKINSON. Gulf Correspondent, The National (from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates);
- David ROBERTS. Deputy Director of the Qatar office, Royal United Services Institute (from Doha, Qatar).
Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher davis.