Asian Cup politics

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may want to study up on soccer. Two of the nations he is visiting in the Middle East, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, are competing in the Asian Cup tournament. But for 18 months, they have not been talking to each other at all, and their political tension is the talk of the Arab world. Marco gets details from the BBC's Pooria Jafereh in Abu Dhabi, where the match will take place.