Martin van Creveld explains the Israel - Saudi alliance against Iran. They feed propaganda to the US public about Iran – although we have no dog in this fight.
Summary: Here Stratfor looks at the long-rumored tacit alliance between Saudi Arabia and Israel -- against Iran. It has slowly grown for years, and has already had great force on the region. Combined with its third member, the United States, they can reshape the Middle East. Or at least try to do so. In the … Continue reading Stratfor looks at the strange Saudi – Israel alliance
Summary: In 2013 I wrote that western civilization was an irresistible force that would sweep through the Islamic world from end to end. Now Saudi Arabia fights the tide. Here Fatimah Baeshen tells how the Princes responded to a challenge by a pretty girl. It reveals much about their future. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knows … Continue reading A girl goes wild in Saudi Arabia, pointing to its future
Summary: This is the best analysis I have seen of the recent events in Saudi Arabia, which will shake the region and perhaps the world. It is by someone with deep knowledge of that nation. It is a perspective seldom seen in the US news media -- but which matches the known facts and is … Continue reading Ali Shihabi explains what the media won’t about Saudi Arabia
Summary: This week's events in Saudi Arabia might further destabilize this key region. Here Stratfor cuts through the fog of misinformation to explain what we know -- and what might happen next. "... sweeping change in Saudi Arabia has historically required consensus among the ruling family. But that system now seems to have run its … Continue reading Stratfor explains this week’s coup in Saudi Arabia