Category: Saudi Arabia

Andrew Scott Cooper: Why Would the Saudis Deliberately Crash the Oil Market?

Simple: to undermine Tehran

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Patrick Cockburn: As executions rise, allies must focus more closely on warring anti-IS forces

In many respects the situation in Saudi Arabia is getting worse rather than better

Toby C. Jones: Our Friends in Riyadh

While it has sometimes bristled at American policy over the last decade, Riyadh remains committed to its relationship with Washington

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Patrick Cockburn: Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed

The Underrated Saudi Connection

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Glenn Greenwald: The NSA’s New Partner in Spying

Saudi Arabia’s Brutal State Police

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Patrick Cockburn: Saudi Complicity in the Rise of ISIS

How far is Saudi Arabia complicit in the Isis takeover of much of northern Iraq, and is it stoking an escalating Sunni-Shia conflict across the Islamic world?

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Patrick Cockburn: Saudi Complicity in the Rise of ISIS

How far is Saudi Arabia complicit in the Isis takeover of much of northern Iraq, and is it stoking an escalating Sunni-Shia conflict across the Islamic world?

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Robert Fisk: On the jailing of Al-Jazeera journalists

A proxy in the war between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

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Robert Fisk: Iraq Crisis: Created by Bush & Blair and Bankrolled by Saudi Arabia

So after the grotesquerie of the Taliban and Osama bin Laden and 15 of the 19 suicide killers of 9/11, meet Saudi Arabia’s latest monstrous contribution to world history: the Islamist Sunni caliphate of Iraq and the Levant

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Nicola Nasser: Survival Is the Saudi Key Word

Survival is the key word to understand the Saudi dynasty’s latest external and internal policies

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