Scarlett, Doha's well-informed advisor
Despite its current difficulties with its neighbours in the Gulf (see p.3), Doha continues to have solid relays in Europe. [...]
The Secret Intelligence Service, better known as MI6 (Military Intelligence Section 6) is Britain’s external intelligence service. MI6 comes under the Foreign Office. The agency often works with the SAS in overseas interventions.
Brothers Mansour and Salah Fustok, are Lebanese Sunnis who have been established in the Gulf for more than 40 years. A third brother, Mahmoud, died in a road accident in 2006 but the two remaining brothers remain the gatekeepers that foreign companies need if they want access to the entourage of the king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. [...]