Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arms Deal Gone Sour

From Zero Hedge on the 16th: Following reports that the Kingdom is preparing to admit its role on Khashoggi’s death (the official story: that Khashoggi was killed during an interrogation by rogue killers), Republican lawmakers are stepping up their rhetoric against the … Continue reading

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Jamal Khashoggi

From Melkulangara Bhadrakumar: The disappearance of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in mysterious circumstances while on a visit to his country’s consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday still remains unexplained… A chorus of condemnation of the Saudi regime is building up to … Continue reading

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Saudi/UAE Fail in Yemen

I have a lot of ground to cover, since my last post, so hang on: From Gareth Porter: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has gone further than any previous government in pushing to end the 70-year military tension and formal … Continue reading

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The Rise of Hamza bin Laden

From War on the Rocks: Al-Qaeda has been seeking to exploit domestic skepticism of the prince’s modernization efforts, which are aimed at changing the way the country engages with gender, culture, religion, and the economy. The jihadi organization hopes to … Continue reading

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Muslim Dude

From Moon of Alabama: “The former Egyptian security chief, Habib el-Adli, said by one of his advisers and a former Egyptian interior minister to be advising Prince Mohammed, earned a reputation for brutality and torture under President Hosni Mubarak…” “Asset … Continue reading

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Saudi Genocide

From Ghassan Kadi at The Saker: MBS has put an end to this, and he has put all branches of the armed forces under his own personal command and even made himself the CEO of Aramco, the world’s richest oil company … Continue reading

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Bibi’s War

From Zero Hedge, Wednesday night: [T]he purge may be nothing more than a forced extortion scheme, as the Saudi government – already suffering from soaring budget deficits, sliding oil revenues and plunging reserves – was “aiming to confiscate cash and … Continue reading

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