Showing posts from April 15, 2014

The rolling stones-You can't always get what you want (+playlist)

Bandar is gone - from Recent Developments Review

Prince Bandar meeting Russian President Putin in Moscow in August 2013. Last  October Prince Bandar was quoted  as saying US-Saudi relations would see a “major shift” as a result of Washington’s policies toward Syria and Iran. A source cited by Reuters said, “Prince Bandar told diplomats that he plans to limit interaction with the U.S.” In the interim exchange visits to Washington and Riyadh by senior officials and the late March meeting between President Obama and King Abdullah appear to have quieted the fractious rhetoric. Recent Developments by Topics - RTW Review   See also:  Global Terrorism and Saudi Arabia: Bandarís Terror Network »   Saudi spy chief, architect of Syria policy, replaced 15/04/14 16:29 from  Reuters: International RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the architect of Riyadh's attempts to bring down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been removed from his post, state media reported on Tuesday.