Friday, November 10, 2017

Prince Bandar Among Those Arrested In Suadi Purge

According to a new report by Middle East Eye, Prince Bandar bin Sultan - Saudi Arabia's most famous arms dealer, longtime former ambassador to the US, and recent head of Saudi intelligence - was among those detained as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MBS) so-called "corruption purge" that started with the initial arrests of up to a dozen princes and other top officials last weekend.
If confirmed, the arrest and detention of Bandar would constitute the most significant and high profile figure caught up in the purge - even above that of high profile billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal - given Bandar's closeness to multiple US administrations and involvement in events ranging from Reagan's Nicaraguan Contra program (including direct involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal), to making the case for the Iraq War as a trusted friend of Bush and Cheney, to directing US-Saudi covert operations overseeing the arming of jihadists in Syria.
This is just going to make the U.S. establishment that more furious at Trump, who has given his thumbs up to the purge.

There has to be major scheming as to how to get Trump out of office.



  1. There is scheming and then there is scheming. I look forward to to next iteration of G. Gordon Liddy getting caught as a result of scheming gone wild.

  2. assuming that Trump isn't just the front man for a faction.