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The Qatar World Cup - and The West's Hypocrisy

The men’s football World Cup is taking place in Qatar, which has been widely condemned for its treatment of migrant workers and LGBT people.


But is the West guilty of hypocrisy? Dr David Wearing joins Adrian Goldberg and shares an important story about how the UK, US and other powers helped create and sustain this oil and gas state.


David is an expert in UK-Gulf relations and author of Anglo Arabia: Why Gulf Wealth Matters to Britain


Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.

 

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