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NEO – How China aims to navigate the complex Middle East

Jim W. Dean - Kulikov makes a solid case for China's enticing US Arab allies into hedging their bets on over dependence on the US.

NEO – Middle East States are bringing their rivalries to Africa

Jim W. Dean - It looks like geopolitical 'whack-a-mole' is here to stay.

NEO – Plans for Middle East and Joe Biden’s actions

President Biden's plan to win back the trust of the global community was not off to a good start, because at the end of February, he ordered an air strike near the Iraqi-Syrian border that could aid efforts of terrorists from DAESH.

A Mossad agent heading to Washington

Benjamin Netanyahu is currently in panic again because the Biden administration may choose to opt out of the Israeli script, particularly with respect to Iran.

Saudi Arabia and Iran – Truth or Consequences in the chase...

Mideast talks will continue to be initiated with the caveat of everyone wanting their own marked deck of cards be the one used. We have all been here before.

Biden is a bad guy but not Trump? Come on

The simple fact is that both the Democratic and Republican parties have blood on their hands.

NEO – Why is Saudi Arabia approaching Qatar and Turkey?

Jim W. Dean - While Erdogan tries to hustle the emirs and the princes, they are attempting the same with him.

Curse of Saudis: Tanker Explosions and other Unfortunate Events

On December 14, an explosion hit the Singapore-flagged BW Rhine, a chemical tanker hauling gasoline, off the Saudi port city of Jeddah, which is also known as the distribution center for oil giant SaudiAramco.

Israel: An ally from hell

“I know what America is. America is a thing you can move very easily, move it in the right direction.” Benjamin Netanyahu

Is there anything Trump would not do to save himself?

Jim W. Dean - The key hurdle I saw for Iran is that while Biden had stated he would rejoin the JCPOA, he mentioned some 'other issues' surrounding it would have to be worked out.

New video shows how foreign backed terrorists massacred civilians in SW...

New and deeply disturbing footage shows a Saudi Arabia-backed terrorist group in the very act of a 2018 attack on a parade in southwestern Iran, which killed 25 people and injured 70 others, mostly civilian bystanders.

Yemeni Houthis Vow To Fight Israeli Plots As Netanyahu Signs Historic...

Late on September 17, the Yemeni Air Force loyal to the Houthi government struck Abha International Airport in the Saudi province of Asir with Samad 3 combat drones, which can be used as loitering munitions. The Houthis claimed that the strike hit a military section of the airport causing material damage and casualties among Saudi forces.

2016 Article Vital Today: Saudi Arabia moves planes to Turkey

Jim W. Dean - VT is back up after being hacked for several hours when one of two key stories were up -- on the Saudis shifting tactical nukes to Turkey to be closer to the NW Syrian battleground, and the NATO tripwire to drag the US into a wider conflict.

The Debate – Saudis & Child-Killer Blacklist

The UN says Saudi Arabia is still killing children, but not quite as many as last year, so that's OK.

Did threats of Saudis cutting off UN funding get them off...

The United Nations has removed the Saudi-led coalition from a blacklist for killing and injuring children in Yemen.

Ilhan Omar: Israel and Saudi Arabia Have Too Much Influence in...

The Saudis and the Zionists both have too much power in DC. But one is the puppet, the other the puppet-master.

Saudi Arabia is broke, and nobody cares

Jim W. Dean - The Saudis' cheaply extracted oil and a relatively small population seemed like a pot of gold that would never run out.

NEO – Middle East: How is the UAE changing its geo-political...

Jim W. Dean - I was not aware that the UAE was offering billions to Syria, under the cover of Covid aid, to fund an offensive against the Turks inside Syria.

Saudi Arabia Guts Russian Economy with Oil War

Saudi Arabia launched an all-out oil war offering unprecedented discounts and flooding the market in an attempt to capture a larger share and defeat other oil producers

Saudi-Initiated Oil War Could Lead to Collapse of Kingdom Itself

Saudi Arabia launched an all-out oil war offering unprecedented discounts and flooding the market in an attempt to capture a larger share and defeat other oil producers.

Saudi Crown Prince plans to seize throne before death of father

The editor of Middle East Eye, David Hurst, quoted sources close to the royal family in Saudi Arabia that the Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, will not wait until the death of his father, King Salman until he seizes the throne.

Pompeo’s Assassination Plot Foiled: Prince Salman arrests family members for coup...

Jim W. Dean - Another Saudi Royal plot, who could imagine such a thing? The Saudi Soap Opera continues.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders calls Saudi’s ‘Murderous Thugs’

US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak during a campaign rally at the University of Nevada February 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NEO: The Nasty Secret Behind Aramco, ISIS and Trump in Syria

The Saudi Arabian oil company, Aramco, is now hiring oil workers throughout Deir Ezzor Province inside Syria as part of a joint effort, nominally with an unknown American entity and with a full partnership with both ISIS and the United States Army.

Yemenis refuse to surrender to US-NATO-Saudi coalition

Yemeni army soldiers and fighters have taken control of dozens of positions belonging to militants from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Salafist Islah Party.

Wahhabis in Auschwitz: Senior Saudi Clerics Convert to Holocaustianity

"There is no god but the Holocaust, and six million Jews died in gas chambers."

WORLD WAR III? President Donald Trump Was Lied To, Will This...

In a capstone piece published in Tehran Times special issue on the assassination, Robert Steele charts a path to peace and the restoration of Palestine as a worthy memorial to the martyr. This also helps Donald Trump get out of the Middle East.

Saudi Liberalization Includes “Secular Fun” for Beheading Victims

"Let's face it, public executions in Chop-Chop Square have traditionally been drab, dour, puritanical affairs," MBS explained...

NEO – Saudi Arabia is in dire straits

Jim W. Dean - Viktor has some interesting info on the CIA's Gina Haspel visit with the Crown Prince, but where Viktor does not include any sourcing for it.

Aramco credit rating hit may kill planned stock offering

Fitch cut Aramco's credit rating by one notch from A+ to A on Monday, saying it “took into account rising geopolitical tensions in the region, but also the country’s continued fiscal deficit, among other factors.”

NEO – Stepping Back from the Brink of War in the...

Jim W. Dean - While heads of state enjoyed their few minutes of limelight at the UN podium last week, the Persian Gulf continued to sizzle.

US-Saudi-Israeli alliance faltering in Mideast?

Color me surprised to see Haaretz following VT on Mohammed bin Salman's political change of fortune, and reading about it in PressTV to boot.

Houthis release interviews with captured Saudi soldiers

Jim W. Dean - I suspect that many of these prisoners are going to end up inside the Houthi forces in a strange twist of events.

Breaking: Saudi Arabia wants talks with Iran

Jim W. Dean - It will be hard for the US hawks and Israel to continue their bellicose talk against Iran if talks are going on between the Saudis and Iran.

Breaking: Crown Prince bin Salman admits VT was right on Iran...

Saudi crown prince: War with Iran will lead to 'total collapse of global economy' ...from Press TV, Tehran - First published ... September 30, 2019 - Saudi...

Yemen offers Saudi Arabia peace, but SA bombs them in response

Saudis themselves don't believe fiction of Iran's role in Aramco attacks: FM Zarif ...from Press TV, Tehran - First published ... September 22, 2019 - Iran has...

Will Yemeni David defeat Saudi Goliath?

The Saudi Goliath has grown to such grotesque proportions due to an excess of oil money, not growth hormone, but the result is the same: Saudi Arabia is a clumsy overgrown giant with acute vulnerabilities...

Tulsi Gabbard to Trump: We are not your “prostitutes”

Regardless of your political views, you should all agree with Gabbard that Trump is acting like Saudi Arabia’s “bitch.”

NEO – The Strange Case of the Burning Saudi Refineries

Gordon Duff - The September 2019 attack that cut Saudi Arabia’s oil production by up to 60% and has thrown the world into chaos was not a surprise.

Breaking: Yemen’s military warns foreigners to leave Saudi oil plants

Jim W. Dean - This morning brings Yemen out wanting full credit for the ARAMCO attacks insisting that US radars in Saudi Arabia cannot stop their drones.

Does the Presidential Order on Financial Sanctions Against Those Promoting Terrorism...

Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding Modernizing and Expanding Sanctions to Combat Terrorism National Security & Defense September 10, 2019 I have issued an...

WTF: UAE Attacks Saudi-Backed Terrorists in Yemen

A "preemptive operation" was an act of "self-defense" against "armed groups affiliated with terrorist organizations," announced a statement carried by the UAE's official WAM news agency.

Yemen Hits Saudis in Najran, Missile Kills Dozens of Troops

Yemeni army forces have targeted a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southern province of Najran with a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile, a Yemeni military official says.

UAE pulls most forces from Yemen in blow to Saudis

Jim W. Dean - VT is proven right once again, as we have always thought that Yemen would be a desert Vietnam, because the Yemenis had no choice but to keep fighting.

Yemen Houthis strike airport and power station in Saudi Arabia

Ansar Allah does have more than enough capabilities to overcome the Saudi air defense.

Iran-US standoff in Persian Gulf

Jim W. Dean - Our publishing material of this quality is why we are monitored closely at the country level by their military, Intel and diplomatic branches, sifting for free analysis.

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