Daily Archive: November 17, 2018

U.S., Saudis Fight Over Crown Prince Advisor – White House Tries to Appease Erdogan

The chief prosecutor of Saudi Arabia cleared his boss, clown prince Muhammad bin Salman, of involvement in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. A number of easily replaceable people were indicted. In a coordinated move the U.S. Treasury sanctioned a number of the people who played a role in the Khashoggi case. There is an interesting difference between the Saudi and...

The Throne on Four Chairs: The King of Jordan Is Looking for Support in Washington, Paris, Moscow and Damascus

Given the attenuation of hostilities in Syria, problems appeared in the Arab monarchies, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Jordan, which are directly related to its civil war. For the Hashemite regime, these problems are objective. The Saudis created them on their own. The murder, as far as can be understood, on the orders of Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

The US “Leading From Behind” in Africa Lets Russia “Lead From the Front”

The Pentagon’s decision to downscale its footprint in Africa makes Russia’s military efforts there more important than ever. A Pentagon spokeswoman announced that the US will withdraw hundreds of troops from Africa in the next few years in order to focus more on directly challenging Russia and China, taking care to explain that this supposedly won’t impact the effectiveness of...

How George W. Bush Corrupted America’s ‘News’-Reporting

In order to understand today’s demonization of Vladimir Putin, one must go back to US President George W. Bush’s propaganda for “regime-change in Iraq” and demonization of Saddam Hussein at that time. The US regime now has come to recognize that with Putin’s high approval-ratings from the Russian public, the US aristocracy’s dream of fomenting Putin’s ouster by Russia’s voters will not work;...