Saudi Arabia and Israel Forced to Connive to Help Beleaguered Trump over Syria Calamity
Many things happen which cannot be explained by conventional wisdom and the knowledge we have from the usual sources. One of these is what is happening between the US and Saudi Arabia. It is at times hard to understand who is benefiting from the ongoing chaos, as it is a mess that keeps getting messier, […]
Europe’s Guns & Hypocrisy Roar Loud in Yemen
While the European Union, every now and then, continues to express its ‘anger’ over the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, even more evident is the conspicuous absence of likewise criticism in EU of the atrocities being committed in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia has waged a war against the Houthis. The EU’s silence is […]
Who Will Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable for its Ongoing Sponsoring of Terrorism?
United States federal judge George Daniels has recently found Iran was somehow responsible for the 9/11 attacks, demanding it pay up to 6 billion dollars in compensation to the families of those deceased in the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. According to the verdict, the Iranian government, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and […]
Washington and Riyadh’s Terror Enterprise
For decades the United States and its NATO allies have helped Saudi Arabia export methods of political indoctrination known as Wahhabism to radicalize individuals and swell the ranks of mercenary forces used to wage proxy wars abroad and manipulate Western populations at home. What began as a means for the House of Saud itself to […]
The Latent Objectives of Saudi Crown Prince’s Maiden Foreign Tour
Whereas the Saudi crown prince, Muhammad Bin Salman (MBS), ‘the modernizer’, has ostensibly set on his maiden foreign tour to attract investment and transfer of technology from foreign investors to make his vision 2030 a national and commercial success, it is just more than a coincidence that the route of his tour coincides with the […]
“Arab Spring” on Saudi Arabia’s Doorstep
The “Arab spring”, which began with distant events in the small country of Tunisia, brought very different changes to a range of countries in the Middle East. If, for example, in Egypt it led to regime change, then in countries such as Syria and Iraq, it led to civil war, whose end is not yet […]
Why is the Saudi Coalition Still Failing after the Saleh-Houthi Split in Yemen?
Despite the violent split between Yemen’s former—and now dead–leader Saleh and the Houthi rebels– two major groups involved in the Saudi imposed Yemen war who jointly fought Saudi coalition as allies for some time–the Saudi coalition has failed to take advantage of the prevailing situation and turn the tables in Yemen, where the coalition has […]
Saudi Arabia in the Grip of the ‘Frenemy’
Over 40 countries joined the Islamic Military Alliance, the creation of which was announced with fanfare by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman. This military alliance will become a ‘strong signal’ to terror organisations, which in recent years maintained activity on the territory of ‘our countries’, as the prince assured in Riyadh […]
Hot November in Riyadh
This November in Riyadh, colder than ever, turned out be hot in the political sense and provided Saudi Arabia the front-page spaces of the world mass-media outlets. To be more precise, it was secured by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohhamad Bin Salman Al Saud, who, throughout the whole month, was pursuing extremely active […]
Salman’s Shake-Up: Saudi Maneuvers Are Bad For The American People
The Ritz Carlton Hotel in downtown Riyadh is now serving as a temporary prison, holding some of the 201 people that have been detained on the orders of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. 1800 bank accounts have been frozen. The drama is escalating on the international front as well. The Saudis are blaming Iran for […]
Saudi Arabia Begins System Reform
On November 4, 11 princes of the royal Al Saud Family, 38 active and retired ministers, as well as several dozen senior officials, were arrested in Saudi Arabia. This was formally done under the guise of fighting corruption. In reality, however, this action is part of a purge of the ruling circles in the run-up […]
Any chances for Mohammed bin Salman to retain power?
The state visit of the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to Russia on October 4-8, 2017 had a profoundly symbolic meaning. Its importance goes beyond the scope of the economic and investment agreements signed during his visit, which are insignificant when compared with the relations of Riyadh with other powerful states. The […]