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Crisis in Qatar

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Nader Kabbani, director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and a senior fellow in Global Economy and Development, provides a background on the Qatar-Gulf crisis and outlines its social, economic, and political implications.

Also in this episode:  David Wessel, senior fellow in Economic Studies and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, answers a listener question on corporate income tax and addresses the role of taxes in economic growth for our regular ‘Ask an Expert’ segment.

Show notes:

The high cost of high stakes: Economic implications of the 2017 Gulf crisis

It’s long past time to rethink U.S. military posture in the Gulf

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and a divided Gulf

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producer Vanessa Sauter.  Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, and David Nassar.

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