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Clear Motive: What’s Qatar Really Up To In France?
DAVID ROBERTS: Qatar’s plan to invest a large sum of money into one of Paris’s poorest areas has led to attacks from left and right. So what’s happening?
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Bad Timing For Dubai’s First Soccer Hedge Fund
JAMES M. DORSEY: A Dubai bank has launched the region’s first alternative soccer fund modelled on European funds – amid rising fan opposition.
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Money Talks: Qatar’s WC Bid Fits SWF Strategy
JAMES M. DORSEY: Flush with cash, Qatar spared no cost in its campaign to win the bid the World Cup. But are there ethical questions here?