by | May 25, 2019

Tanker ships and the strategic pipeline of Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, suffered terrorist attacks last week. Aramco has the monopoly on all Saudi Arabian oil production and is wholly owned by the Saudi government, the United States’ most powerful…

by | Feb 7, 2019

For a long time, Islamists have made a habit of stamping their deceased with the label “martyr.” Not only does this add an extra layer of holiness to a person they deem of importance, it also helps to exploit a…

by | Dec 7, 2018

Like all murders, Jamal Khashoggi’s was an evil deed. Should the United States respond to it with a major disruption in relations with Saudi Arabia? No — emphatically no. Far from being indifferent to Khashoggi’s fate, I was deeply anguished…

by | Nov 26, 2018

In March, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told 60 Minutes that “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb. But without a doubt, if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible.” Prince…

by | Oct 26, 2018

It is an honest puzzlement. So let’s get riyal. The Financial Dilemma: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinar On the one hand, we have a $110 billion pending arms deal with the Saudis. That amounts to tens of thousands of American jobs….

by | Oct 22, 2018

After spending the last two weeks lying about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — claiming that he left the consulate in Istanbul — Riyadh is lying again. He died, the regime now insists, in a fist fight. The royal family left…

by | Oct 15, 2018

Since long before Brutus, Cassius, and their gang carved up Julius Caesar in 44 BC, political assassinations have been a favorite tool of revolutionaries, terrorists, and despots. People find assassinations to be endlessly — and not grimly — entertaining as…

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