JARED’S DEEP STATE
‘Angry’ Tillerson Says Kushner Hijacked U.S. Foreign Policy
Qatar Finalizing Plans for Spy Plane Project in S. Carolina
‘It’s more than just an economic decision,’ one analyst says. It’s a part of a broad campaign to sway opinion in the United States. Look out below.
The Most Batsh*t ‘Kushner Inc.’ Bit So Far? President Ivanka
Her father can’t stop marveling at her beauty. Steve Bannon told her ‘go f-ck yourself’ in front of him. That and more of the wildest details we’ve seen from ‘Kushner, Inc.’
FUEL TO THE FIRE
Qatar Lobbyist Donates to Congressmen—and Gets Results
New FARA filings show top lobbyist spent the summer seeking sit-downs with Democrats from Texas, where the Qatari government just announced plans for a $10 billion LNG terminal.
THIS IS THE WAY THE WAR ENDS
Taliban Are Counting the Days Until Trump’s Afghan Pullout
Do the Taliban really want peace? The answer may well be yes, but probably not as much as the Americans want out.
New Law Aimed at Russian Media Could Ensnare Al Jazeera
A group of conservative Republicans have been pushing for Al Jazeera and other Qatari media to disclose more about their funding sources.
TINY EMIRATE TINYURLS
Why Did Qatar Try to Hack Syrian Opposition Leaders?
The hugely rich but increasingly embattled emirate has a lot of powerful enemies, and not much faith in its friends. It’s been trying to spy on both.
FBI Probes Hack That Unleashed a Flood of Scandals
A Playmate payoff, facilitated by Trump fixer Michael Cohen. An unseemly battle between foreign powers to influence D.C. All of it appears tied to the hacking of Elliott Broidy.