The Fall of the House of Saud

(Sydney Morning Herald) - Robert Baer Saudi Arabia is ruled by a royal family that is deeply corrupt, increasingly dysfunctional, and, to a surprising extent, complicit in the support of international terrorism. This veteran former CIA operative in the Middle East predicts that the House of Saud is on the verge of collapse - and if it falls, the economic and political effects on the world order could be calamitous. (Atlantic Monthly) "The royal family continues to exhaust the Saudi treasury, buying more and more arms and funnelling more and more 'charity' money to the jihadists, all in a desperate and self-destructive effort to protect itself....Sometime soon, one way or another, the House of Saud is coming down."

2003-04-21 00:00:00

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