Qatar’s PR Job

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This summer, Stand for Israel asked you to stand with us against terror, especially nations such as Qatar that sponsor terrorism. Now, The Times of Israel reports, the tiny Arab country is attempting to mask reality by paying for a PR makeover:

Qatar is paying $50,000 a month for outreach to the Jewish community to a prominent Jewish Republican operative at a time when the Persian Gulf nation is facing calls for isolation from other moderate Arabs and by conservatives in Washington, DC.

“Engagement with Qatar can only be in the best interests of the United States and the Jewish community, as we cannot allow Qatar to be ostracized by its neighbors and pushed into Iran’s sphere of influence,” Nicholas Muzin, whose Stonington Strategies secured the contract, told O’Dwyer’s, a newsletter covering the public relations industry, this week…

Pressure on Qatar in recent months has increased because of its openness to dealing with Iran and its ties with radical Islamist groups, as well as the influence of the Al Jazeera news network based there. The Trump administration has sent mixed signals on the issue, with President Donald Trump appearing to back Saudi-led efforts to isolate the country and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opposing them.

An array of pro-Israel figures in Washington have joined the effort to pressure Qatar…

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