Stories about Saudi Arabia reveal mysteries of the world’s most powerful kingdom

The Desert Dream: Saudi Arabia

Summary: Yesterday's news from Saudi Arabia reminds us about the importance of that little but rich and powerful nation, and how little we know about it. Here are two great articles giving fascinating glimpses into that strange and mysterious land. This is a follow-up to yesterday's Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how … Continue reading Stories about Saudi Arabia reveal mysteries of the world’s most powerful kingdom

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Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how this might rock the region

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Summary: Has the appointment of a new crown prince made Saudi Arabia more stable, or set off conflicts among the Princes that will bring it down? Either way, the result might transform the politics of the Middle East. Here is Stratfor's analysis of this major event. Second of two posts today. "{T}he Kingdom’s 80th birthday … Continue reading Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how this might rock the region

Join the Fabius Maximus website to see into our strange futures

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Summary: Sunday's post discussed the past themes of the FM website project. Today we discuss what we're doing here, and the new and disturbing themes now underway. Subscribe and join us for these glimpses at the future of America (and the world). First of two posts today. Our alternative motto. The FM website is special, … Continue reading Join the Fabius Maximus website to see into our strange futures