Has Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman finally realized that his policies have failed? He has suffered defeat at every turn except perhaps in engineering the ouster of his cousin and former crown prince Muhammad bin Nayef who is currently under house arrest.
The fickle Arabian rulers are at each other’s throats again. They are worse than children as shown by the pathetic spat between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
The list of crimes perpetrated by Mohammed Bin Salman is long and horrific: Syria, support of terrorism, destruction of Yemen to now taking on Qatar and the Islamic Republic. He should be tried for war crimes.
What on earth is the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir up to, accused by wife as being gay, asks Amr al Otaiba.
As the Najdi Bedouins assemble their Arabian cousins and an assortment of Muslim rulers and dictators in Riyadh for a collective pledge of loyalty to the new master in the White House (aka Donald Trump), other news in the region appear to have fallen off the radar screen.
Britons voted to leave the European Union. Coupled with Turkey’s failed coup, it has changed the global situation radically. There will now be new political realignments in the region.1
The Bani Saud (aka the House of Saud) that have illegally occupied the Arabian Peninsula, are feeling the heat these days. They have compounded their dilemma by executing Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr that has evoked international condemnation. They are seeking Pakistan's help as was evident during Saudi FM Adel al-Jubeir's visit, to bail them out. One hopes the Pakistani rulers have better sense.