The Prince: Meet the Man Who Co-Opted Democracy in the Middle East

Robert Scheer TruthDig.com http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_prince_meet_the_man_who_co-opted_democracy_in_the_middle_east_20130826/ Now that the Arab Spring has been turned into a totally owned subsidiary of the Saudi royal family, it is time to honor Prince Bandar bin Sultan as the most effective Machiavellian politician of the modern era. How slick for this head of the Saudi Intelligence...

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Is There Really a Terrorist Threat?

Alexander Reed Kelly truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/is_there_really_a_terrorist_threat_20130811/ “Nothing can be said for certain as to what prompted the State Department to close more than 20 embassies and consulates in the Middle East and North Africa last Sunday,” writes author Patrick Smith at Salon. “But it is no excuse not to raise the possibility that...

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