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Saudi General Reportedly Tortured To Death After Refusing To Fork Over His Fortune

Rumors that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has hired mercenaries to torture recalcitrant royals and officials sleeping in the ballroom of the Ritz Carlton in Riyadh have been circulating since shortly after last month’s “corruption crackdown” naked cash grab. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Now, Middle East Eye reports that one of MbS’s guests […]

Expect Desperate, Insane Behavior From Government In 2018 – Part 3

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In the first two installments of this series, I discussed the potential for the U.S. federal government to make some spectacularly foolish moves against its own people in the realms of cannabis and Bitcoin. My basic assumption is that government tends to despise freedom, and that “leaders” […]

“Gnomes Of Zurich” In Panic As Saudi Corruption Crackdown Sparks Flood Of Money Laundering Inquiries

There are two divergent views on the crackdown on corruption by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), which led to the arrest and detention of 200 princes, ministers and former ministers. On one hand, it was a masterstroke which will earn political capital with the Saudi people and catalyse an Arab Spring in […]

The MbS-Blackwater Marriage Of Convenience

Authored by Ghassan Kadi via The Saker blog, Mohamed Bin Salman’s (MBS) royal Saudi coup is still in the making and its stories of mystery and intrigue are unfolding. Some recent articles written about this unprecedented Saudi development have focused on whether or not MBS was actually desirous of instigating reform within the kingdom of […]

In Shocking Purge, Saudi King Arrests Billionaire Prince Bin Talal, Others In “Anti-Money Laundering” Crackdown

In a shocking development, Saudi press Al Mayadeen reported late on Saturday that prominent billionaire, member of the royal Saudi family, and one of the biggest shareholders of Citi, News Corp. and Twitter – not to mention frequent CNBC guest – Al-Waleed bin Talal, has been arrested for corruption and money laundering charges, along with […]

Is Saudi Arabia’s Grand Strategy Shifting?

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Even in this era of global paradigmatic changes, Saudi Arabia’s shifting grand strategy is perhaps one of the most surprising developments to occur thus far, but the fast-moving Russian-Saudi rapprochement is likely to provoke an Iranian “zero-sum” reaction which could complicate Moscow’s multipolar efforts in managing the “New […]

Wheels And Deals: Trouble Is Brewing In The House Of Saud

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Saudi women being allowed to drive is a smokescreen – Salafi-jihadism is alive and well inside the Kingdom. What's more, another coup may be along shortly… Suddenly, the ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi-jihadism is being hailed by the West as a model of progress – because […]

Saudi Deny Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Barred From Leaving Kingdom, “Confined To Palace”

In the aftermath of the recent surprising Saudi succession, overnight the NYT reported that the recently deposed Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, has been barred from leaving the kingdom and confined to his palace in the coastal city of Jidda, citing to four current and former American officials and Saudis close to the royal […]

Happy Revolution Day – The Rebellion Against Monarchy

armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / July 4, 2015  The 4th of July was indeed a major event for it set in motion the rebellion against a corrupt form of government then known as monarchy which was still dominated with unelected bureaucrats. The American Revolution set off a contagion which manifested in Europe with the French […]

The New Face Of Thailand – An Infographic

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/24/2014 21:45 Thailand’s twelfth coup since 1932 reveals both the sorry state of its democracy and the erosion of the monarchy. But as political tensions in Thailand have escalated, raising fears that the country could return to the unrest that followed the ouster in 2006 of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s brother, Thaksin […]