Why we can no longer ignore Qatar

Why we can no longer ignore Qatar

About the chapter

The World Cup in Qatar may be one of the most controversial of the Games. Qatar is a country we cannot ignore. After the United States, Qatar is the world’s largest LNG hub. Now we don’t want to use gas from Russia, we need liquefied gas from Qatar.

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At the same time, the West continues to criticize Qatar’s human rights record, which has claimed 6,500 lives since the construction of the stadiums. In other words, we criticize Qatar and make statements, but can we still ignore the country?

You’ll hear it in an episode of De Strateeg:

Lucy Van KuensEnergy expert at the Hack Center for Strategic Studies.

Bernard HummelbergForeign Commentator of PNR.

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Presenter: Paul van Liemp

Editorial: Michael Roll

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