The Saudis were surprised by Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election to say the least, and they are now trying to assess what Trump’s foreign policy will mean for the Kingdom, and the region.
The Prince breaks open the latest issues surrounding the oil Monarchy and the survival struggle it faces.
Huma Abedin is Vice Chair of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. But as Roger J. Stone has said on more than one occasion, Huma is more, much more than that. Her background and career history is as complex and intriguing as the Middle East itself.
How Abedin became the person closest to the most powerful woman in American politics and quite possibly the next President, Hillary Clinton, like the rest of the details of this sordid tale, reads like true-life pulp fiction.
Many high level sources within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) firmly believe they will get a solid return on their investment in Hillary Clinton. True, the KSA has made contingency plans since Donald Trump has proven to be such a wild card.
However, a growing number in the KSA believe that it will be business as usual, just another rigged election.
Saudi Arabia signed fifteen preliminary agreements with China on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. The agreements were on a variety of different areas, ranging from the energy sector, to housing and even military partnership. The trip was headed by Saudi Minister of Defense/Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the heir apparent to his father, King Salman of Saudi Arabia (despite Crowned Prince Mohamed bin Nayef being publicly deemed next in line for the Saudi throne).