A panel talks about Qatar, a tiny Persian Gulf state with a U.S. military base and command center that is also being talked about as a possible base of operations for a U.S. assault on Iraq.

Guests

  • Mohammed Bamyeh visiting associate professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University
  • Amb. Patrick Theros former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar and president of the U.S.-Qatar Business Council
  • Dr. Phebe Marr senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and author of "A Modern History of Iraq" (Westview Press 1991)

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