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Firm Working for Al Jazeera Demands GOP Rep Correct Op-Ed

DLA Piper's work for Qatari-funded outlet raises questions about foreign influence

A prominent Washington, D.C., law firm has been working on behalf of the Qatari-owned broadcasting network Al Jazeera, prompting questions from a congressional office as to whether the firm has disclosed this relationship under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Qatar Accused of Violating Agreements in Bid to Undercut U.S. Air Carriers

Qatar purchased stake in air fleet in breach of contracts, critics say

Air ItalyU.S. air carriers are calling foul on Qatar for violating an international agreement aimed at leveling the playing field for international airlines, a backdoor move that has seen the small oil rich nation inject tens of millions of dollars into a once-defunct Italian airline.

Qatar Waging Influence Operations Across U.S. Through Hacks, Secret Cash Deals

Former intel officials, experts warn of Doha's stealth campaign to control U.S. foreign policy

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-ThaniQatar, a small oil-rich country with outsized regional influence, has been engaged in secret cyber espionage operations on American soil while also spending millions of dollars to pay prominent Washington, D.C., insiders as part of an ongoing campaign to alter America's political landscape, according to former intelligence officials and other experts.

Journalist Group Staffers Fail to Disclose Conflict of Interest With Al Jazeera

Not the first time Committee to Protect Journalists employees haven't disclosed info

al jazeeraTwo staffers at the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists argued in a lengthy essay published Monday that Al Jazeera should not be required to register as a foreign agent in the United States, without disclosing that an Al Jazeera host is a member of their organization's board of directors.

Prominent U.S. Lobbyists Have Not Commented on Qatar Ties

Key figures in Gulf crisis end relationships with Doha after emir’s embrace of radical Islamic preacher

After multiple people central to Qatar's efforts to win influence in the United States severed ties with the Persian Gulf country this week, influential U.S. lobbyists with connections to Doha have not said whether they plan to follow suit.