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AP: Saudi Tycoon Used Middleman to Funnel Money to Obama’s Inaugural Celebration

(AP) — When President Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, a Saudi tycoon and his business associate sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to the U.S. to help pay for the inaugural celebration and get a picture with the president, according to court documents and an analysis of campaign finance records by The Associated Press.…

Chaos in Israel and the Changing World Order

Submitted by Steve Brown… Since May we have seen a bewildering series of events, running the gamut from bizarre attacks on shipping in the Gulf; the downing of an US RQ-4 Reaper drone by Iran; Israel bombing Lebanon, Iraq and Syria; mysterious attacks on a Saudi oil field and installation; and now the sudden US…

Who is Behind the Iranian Tanker Attack?

Submitted by Steve Brown… If on October 10th a Saudi vessel had been struck by a missile in the Red Sea there is absolutely no doubt that US State and its major media outlets would immediately identify Iran as the culprit. So far, we’ve seen no hysteria from US State claiming that Iran was the…

Saudi Arabia considers major geopolitical pivot to save dying Kingdom (Video)

RT CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle and The Duran’s Alex Christoforou discuss the PBS Frontline documentary with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who for the first time, discusses the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. MBS is on the ropes as his vicious war in Yemen is imploding, with more attacks on Saudi Arabia and its…

Iran Is China’s Secret Weapon for Killing off the US Dollar’s Global Reserve Status

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation: There is a strong current of change affecting the international political arena. It is the beginning of a revolution brought on by the transition from a unipolar to multipolar world order. In practice, we are faced with the combination of several factors, including the application of…

One Of Trump’s Religious Freedom Commissioners Spent 9/11 In Saudi Arabia — But Not...

October 03, 2019 6:00 PM ET One of President Trump’s appointees on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has taken a special interest in visiting Saudi Arabia while telling Americans that the kingdom is an epicenter of progress and tolerance. But he isn’t necessarily doing so “officially.” Johnnie Moore, who founded The…

Yemen Houthis continue to shock Saudi military (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the video footage and statement from Yemen Houthis on Sunday claiming a major attack on Saudi Arabia was launched in August that killed or wounded 500 soldiers with thousands of others surrendering. Yahya Saree, a Houthi military spokesman, described an ambush on the Saudi forces as…

Three Saudi Brigades Annihilated in Devastating Houthi Offensive in Saudi Arabia

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation: Many may have hitherto been led to believe that the Houthis were a ragtag armed force lacking in sophistication. Many, seeing the drone and missile attacks on Saudi oil plants, may have declared it to be a false-flag attack carried out by Riyadh to boost Aramco’s…

Tulsi Gabbard stuns Fox News war hawk, ‘Saudis are a bigger threat than Iran’...

Remember to Please Subscribe to The Duran’s YouTube Channel. Via Zerohedge… Let’s face it: despite one notable exception at Fox, Tucker Carlson, the conservative network remains stacked with war hawk pundits — especially when it comes to Washington’s longtime arch-villain Iran. Almost two decades after 9/11, and after the rise of ISIS — both long documented to have had the hidden hand of Saudi state…

Pompeo: New Sanctions Will Deny Iran ‘The Resources To Foment The Exact Kind Of...

September 22, 2019 1:21 PM ET Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended President Donald Trump’s newest round of sanctions against Iran on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday. Pompeo told host Margaret Brennan that the sanctions announced by Trump on September 20 would deny Iran “the resources to foment the exact kind strikes we’ve seen,” after…

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