EU rocked by Qatar corruption scandal — 2022 highlights
Our remaining episode of 2022 is a bumper version that includes the most recent news and evaluation of the Qatar corruption scandal centering across the European Parliament — and we glance again on the unimaginable news yr that was 2022.
POLITICO’s Suzanne Lynch is joined by Sarah Wheaton, Barbara Moens and Ali Walker to unpack the who, what, when, and the place of the corruption scandal linked to Qatar. There have been arrests in Belgium and Italy over the previous days — notably nabbing European Parliament Vice President Eva Kaili for alleged corruption and cash laundering. The group provides their evaluation of the saga and divulges the fallout of this scandal in Brussels and past. Follow our persevering with protection of Qatargate right here.
Then Suzanne speaks with European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly, who requires more durable requirements for EU ethics guidelines. You may also learn the story right here.
Finally, we glance again on the tales which outlined 2022 with our Editor-in-Chief Jamil Anderlini and Senior France Correspondent Clea Caulcutt. Here are the tales talked about within the episode.
Leaked: The Altrnativ world of cybersurveillance
The Turkish connection: How Erdoğan’s confidant helped Iran finance terror
Poland and Hungary: How a love affair turned poisonous
Putin’s helpful German idiots
The finish of Macronism
European Parliament plots backroom deal to nominate prime bureaucrat
POLITICO 28 — Class of 2023
Programming observe: We are off for the vacations however again in your feed on January 5!
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