Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Doha en-Seine

The Telegraph has what appears to be further substantive revelations about the collapse of the various Chinese Walls that were supposed to separate the Qatar World Cup bid from FIFA executives; in this case Michel Platini. In fact the article ignores one other angle: the current funding scandal involving Sarkozy campaign expenses that were billed to the UMP is centered around the Bygmalion PR firm which has substantial links to Qatar and in particular to Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim, then PM and Foreign Minister of Qatar.