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Trump Seeks Answers In Saudi Journalist’s ‘Terrible’ Disappearance In Turkey

October 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Saudi Arabia’s government has some explaining to do to the United States about a missing Washington Post columnist, foreign policy experts say, but the Trump administration shouldn’t make a rush to judgment. Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi journalist and columnist for the Post, was last seen Oct. 2 going into the […]

US Shouldn’t Hold To Strict ‘Gold Standard’ On Saudi Nuclear Deal

March 21, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is visiting the U.S. this week, and one issue on his agenda will be to continue discussing collaboration with the U.S. to develop a nuclear power sector. Likely timed to send a message during his visit to America, a House Foreign Affairs Committee’s subcommittee will […]

Saudis, Iran On Path To ‘Very, Very Bloody’ War

November 16, 2017 by

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By Frank Gaffney, Jr. ~ While the world tries to interpret Saudi Arabia’s moves to clamp down on corruption and watches the kingdom accuse Iran of an “act of war,” a former Reagan administration Pentagon official says Saudi Arabia is gearing up for the very real possibility of a “very, very bloody” war with Iran. […]

Trump Calls For Middle East To ‘Take The Lead’ In Fighting Terrorism

May 22, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Near the birthplace of Islam, President Donald Trump called for an alliance of Muslim-Arab nations to combat Islamic terrorism in his first major international address. “Our goal is a coalition of nations who share the aim of stamping out extremism and providing our children a hopeful future that does honor to […]

Iran Versus Saudi Arabia

March 9, 2016 by

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By Herbert London ~ The trial and subsequent execution of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimir a month ago has led to a storm of protest leading to the destruction of the Saudi embassy in Tehran. While Iranian president Hassan Rouhani condemned the attacks as “unjustifiable,” this statement did not mollify Saudi leaders. In fact, the Saudi […]

Our World: In Pakistan, They Trust

January 14, 2016 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ It is a testament to the precarious state of the world today that in a week that saw North Korea carry out a possible test of a hydrogen bomb, the most frightening statement uttered did not come from Pyongyang. It came from Pakistan. Speaking in the military garrison town of Rawalpindi, […]

Regional Threat

May 13, 2015 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The latest from the Times of Israel: Obama plans in tatters as Saudi king, most Gulf leaders to skip summit Only two heads of state now to attend Camp David meeting intended to assuage Arab fears over nuclear deal with Iran “It is not just the Saudi king who will […]