Category: SAUDI ARABIA

The Battle in Southern Syria Is Coming to an End: Israel Bowed to Russia’s Will

ELIJAH MAGNIER—Today, it is clear that Israel’s intentions have been defeated when it can announce that for the Syrian army to cross the 1974 disengagement line it means crossing red lines. Israel is crying in the wilderness because the Syrian army has the intention and means to defeat all jihadists and militants who received supplies from foreign countries. It has never crossed Syria’s mind to start a new war with Israel before the Syrian territory (in the north) is liberated.

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Iran’s Rhetoric Is Meant To Raise The Oil Price

ANDREW KORYBKO—As it turns out, however, the intentional lowering of prices roughly a third of a year before the US’ anti-Iranian energy sanctions kick in is extremely disadvantageous to Tehran’s interests because it’ll unexpectedly lead to less revenue that could subsequently be used to temporarily quell growing public anger over the speculated long-term socio-economic consequences of America’s antagonistic move. Speaking of speculation, this is a strong force in and of itself when it comes to influencing the oil price, something that Iran knows very well and which is why it occasionally crafts passive-aggressive yet “plausibly ambiguous” statements in order to manipulate this sentiment to its desired end.

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A Dive Into Washington’s Swamp

MOON OF ALABAMA—There was no “Russian interference” in the U.S. election. All that Mueller found in one year of investigations was some minor old misbehavior by some Trump aides and a Russian Internet marketing company which tried to sell advertisements on its click-bait websites. The real collusion happened between the Trump family and Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Huge sums from Zionist interests and from the oil dictatorships flew into campaign funds and the relevant pockets. One of their main aims was and is to incite war against Iran. Those with access and influence over Trump, like Broidy and Nader, were hugely rewarded.

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The Apprentice: the Education of Mohammed bin Salman

STANLEY COHEN—Not satisfied with exporting daily carnage in Yemen, in June of 2017 bin Salman triggered a reckless diplomatic crisis with Qatar that continues to date. It resulted in the imposition of trade and travel bans and the severance of diplomatic relations among various states in the region… thereby, foolishly adding to its already over the mark explosive life.

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