Former presidential aide Steve Bannon appears to be fostering ties to the UAE and Saudi Arabia, countries that have cut off ties with Qatar and have been encouraging the United States to act against the nation as well -- though it is home to the largest American base in the Middle East.
Former presidential aide Steve Bannon appears to be fostering ties to the UAE and Saudi Arabia, countries that have cut off ties with Qatar and have been encouraging the United States to act against the nation as well -- though it is home to the largest American base in the Middle East. Brynn Anderson AP
Former presidential aide Steve Bannon appears to be fostering ties to the UAE and Saudi Arabia, countries that have cut off ties with Qatar and have been encouraging the United States to act against the nation as well -- though it is home to the largest American base in the Middle East. Brynn Anderson AP

Steve Bannon’s already murky Middle East ties deepen

October 23, 2017 05:00 AM

UPDATED October 23, 2017 08:49 AM

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