Category Saudi Arabia

How John Brennan And Mike Pompeo Left The U.S. Blind To Saudi Problems

How John Brennan and Mike Pompeo Left the U.S. Blind to Saudi Problems It’s our most important ally in the Middle East—and we’ve never known less about what it was really up to. Politico · by @douglaslondon5 Magazine It’s our most important ally in the Middle East—and we’ve never known less about what it was really up […]

The Real Reason U.S. Patriot Missile Defense Batteries Are Leaving Saudi Arabia

Excerpts: Conducting deterrence in two theaters can be dizzying. In the past two years the United States has had Patriots in place in the Gulf; moved some out (of Bahrain, in October 2018); deployed some back to the Gulf (May 2019); and will now move them out again. It is a geostrategic hokey pokey and […]

“The Saudis Are Sending The U.S. A 50M Barrel Oil Bomb;” Saudi Arabia And Russia Want To Kill The U.S. Shale Industry And Rob The U.S. Of Its Energy Independence – “Saudi Arabia Has Gone Nuclear”

Hayman Capital Management, Kyle Bass Warns “The Saudis Are Sending The U.S. A 50M Barrel Oil Bomb;” Saudi Arabia And Russia Want To Kill The U.S. Shale Industry And Rob The U.S. Of Its Energy Independence – “Saudi Arabia Has Gone Nuclear”   https://fortunascorner.com      Many ot the top oil analysts think that the […]

Why Oil Could Fall To $20; And Why Saudi Arabia Will Emerge On Top

Why Oil Could Fall To $20; And Why Saudi Arabia Will Emerge On Top   https://fortunascorner.com      Avi Salzman posted a March 17, 2020 article to the financial news website, Barron’s, with the title above. Brent crude, as I write this note is trading below $30, at $29.14. And, with neither Saudi Arabia nor Russia likely […]

Can Russia Use Saudi Price War To Strike A Fatal Blow To U.S. Shale?

Can Russia Use Saudi Price War To Strike A Fatal Blow To U.S. Shale?   https://fortunascorner.com      Henry Foy and Derek Brower posted a March 9, 2020 article to the Financial Times (FT) with the title above. They write that “Igor Sechin, the most powerful man in Russia’s oil industry, and one of Vladimir Putin’s closest […]

Book Review: The Dragons And The Snakes, By David Kilcullen

Excerpts: The snakes have learned to adapt their warfare and their systems to put the West on the back foot. Add to this the rapid development of the internet, wi-fi, mobile phones and social media, and you have warfare in which a small mortar team with a smartphone can use GPS to give their location […]

Shock And Awe As Oil Prices Crater; U.S. Stock Futures Deeply In The Red; Traders Now Pricing In A U.S Recession

Shock And Awe As Oil Prices Crater; U.S. Stock Futures Deeply In The Red And At Limit Lows; Traders Now Pricing In A U.S Recession https://fortunascorner.com      It is early, 0450 am EDT on Monday, so a lot can change; but, it appears likely we’re in for perhaps the worst sellloff that we have […]

The Saudi Connection: Inside The 9/11 Case That Divided The F.B.I.

Concluding excerpts: On Jan. 13, a group of 9/11 families — survivors of the attacks and relatives of those killed — filed into a courtroom in Lower Manhattan. Filling the wooden benches and packed against the paneled walls, they listened intently as their lawyers and those of the Saudi government debated dry points of legal procedure. […]

What Really Happened At NAS Pensacola, And Why — And, What To Do In The Aftermath

What Really Happened at NAS Pensacola, and Why ·         December 9, 2019  ·         by David Blackmon https://dbdailyupdate.com/index.php/2019/12/09/what-really-happened-at-nas-pensacola-and-why/ The below comment was forwarded to me. Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) [Note: I received the following over the weekend. It is long, but well worth the read if you want to really understand the program there, how Navy […]

Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying For Saudi Arabia By Digging Into The Accounts Of Kingdom Critics

Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia by digging into the accounts of kingdom critics The Washington Post The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia by accessing the company’s information on dissidents who use the platform, marking the first time federal prosecutors have publicly accused the […]