Phil and Cooper speak with Al-Monitor’s Washington Editor, Julian Pecquet, about this week’s release of the annual series The Influence Game – an incisive research project on how Middle East lobbying plays a role in shaping US foreign policy. Julian and our hosts talk about the Gulf’s dwindling influence war on Qatar, Turkey’s bad investment and other issues.

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Music: Rachid Taha - Barra Barra (iTunes | Spotify)