Today on The Gist, the home of the largest U.S. military base in the Middle East is Qatar. Jeremy Shapiro from Brookings Institute explains if we should consider Qatar a friend or frenemy. Plus, Jeffrey Mervis from Science explains why house Republicans are sniffing around National Science Foundation funding decisions. To end the show, Mike’s Spiel from the stage of Slate’s Live SuperFest in San Francisco.
Get The Gist by email as soon as it’s available: slate.com/GistEmail
Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slate…id873667927?mt=2
Stay up-to-date with the latest news, stories and insider events.
You’ve signed up to receive emails. Please check your email for a welcome confirmation.