Prince Mohammed bin Salman

US Gov. and Media Whitewash ‘Reformer’ Saudi Prince MBS as He Beheads Dissidents

May 3, 2018

While top American officials and media outlets praise Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a “revolutionary,” 12 people are beheaded per month. Professor Asad AbuKhalil says the Saudi monarchy “has become far more repressive than it has ever been.”

Saudi Dictator Dines with French President as Yemenis Starve

April 17, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited France to sign $18 billion in agreements, while Algerian journalist Akram Belkaid says the catastrophic war on Yemen is barely even mentioned

US, Saudi CEOs Sign $20B Deals in NYC as Protesters Condemn Catastrophic War on Yemen

April 3, 2018

200 corporate executives dined at the Saudi-US CEO Forum in New York City alongside Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, while protesters outside called for an end to the devastating war on Yemen – Ben Norton reports.

Western Governments Whitewash Saudi Dictator MBS as ‘Reformer’

March 12, 2018

While the U.S. and European governments claim Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is dedicated to “reform,” analyst Ali al-Ahmed says this is propaganda that covers up his crimes in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Will Trump Help Saudi Arabia Build a Nuclear Program?

March 12, 2018

Media reports say the U.S. is considering selling nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia. Analyst Ali al-Ahmed is skeptical, and says Trump has just removed the fig leaf of concern for human rights abuses by the Gulf dictatorship

Saudi Financial Crisis at Heart of Princely Rage

November 20, 2017

The severe financial crisis and foreign policy failures ​are making Prince Mohammed bin Salman increasingly belligerent, says Vijay Prashad

Saudi Arabia

June 23, 2017
The battle for regional power between Saudi Arabia and Qatar dates back to the very creation of the State of Qatar; back then, just as it is now, it was about regional dominance, explains Professor Seif Da’na