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Is Qatar an Arsonist or Firefighter?
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Is Qatar an Arsonist or Firefighter?

"There's no earthly reason why this should be a major non-NATO US ally, as long as they are supporting these terror groups on their soil."

Qatar hosts a major U.S. air base, but its patronage of radical Islamist terror groups has some Americans questioning the alliance. Jonathan Schanzer, senior vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, joins Jamie to explain.

The Agenda:
—Introduction to Qatar
—Various actors and terrorist organizations in Qatar
—Qatar’s financial influence in Washington
Al Jazeera’s relationship with Qatar
Responding to Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s comments on Qatar

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Jamie Weinstein is the host of Monday’s episode of The Dispatch Podcast, based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining The Dispatch, he was the host of The Jamie Weinstein Show. He has previously written for Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, and National Review, among other publications, and has appeared as a commentator on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and HBO’s “Real Time w/ Bill Maher.” When Jamie is not hosting, he is spending time with his wife and three rambunctious boys or working on his many entrepreneurial pursuits.