Whom else has Qatar bought? General John Allen, for one, and there are doubtless many others. This may explain why American politicians are in lockstep in concern about “Islamophobia” and so anxious to dissemble about the root causes of jihad terror.
“Prince Charles took bags stuffed with millions in cash from controversial Qatari sheikh: report,” by Mary Kay Linge, New York Post, June 25, 2022:
Prince Charles personally accepted suitcases and shopping bags stuffed with millions of dollars’ worth of cash from a controversial Qatari politician between 2011 and 2015, according to an explosive new report.
“Everyone felt very uncomfortable about the situation,” a former adviser to the Prince of Wales told the Sunday Times of London….
Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar, bestowed the big bucks on the heir to the British throne in three deliveries during private, off-the-books meetings at Clarence House, the prince’s official London residence.
He came toting stacks of bills totaling 3 million euros — about $3.2 million at today’s exchange rates — in duffel bags, a suitcase, and several branded shopping bags from the famed Fortnum & Mason department store.
The payments were deposited into the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund (PWCF), a grant-making entity that quietly bankrolls the prince’s pet projects — and pays the bills at his Scottish country estate.
The charity “carried out the appropriate governance and assured us that all the correct processes were followed,” a Clarence House spokesman said….