US, Saudi Arabia and Israel: Abandonment issues hit a love triangle on the rocks

21WIRE + Al Jazeera | There is a weird dynamic taking place between the US, Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Bandar Throws Toys Out of Pram: Announces Saudi May End Diplomatic Relations with US

21WIRE + Reuters | Whatever Saudi does, you can be sure it’s for a pot of money at the end of the sand storm.

Saudi princess charged with human trafficking posts $5 million bail next day

AP | Earlier in the day she had appeared in court wearing a dark blue jail jumpsuit to answer to one felony charge of human trafficking.

Justice: Saudi Arabian Style

Looks at the case of eight Iranian fishermen falsely accused of drug trafficking and beheaded when their boat drifted into Saudi Arabian waters by a storm.

Weapons and Wahhabism to Syria: iTalk FM’s Pippa Jones talks to Patrick Henningsen

Radio Jones | Host Pippa Jones talks to 21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen about troubling developments in Syria.

Syrian Rebels are Simply Murdering Thugs Used for US and West to Oust Assad

Jason Liosatos | It’s time to call a spade a spade, even if the US and UK gov’ts are in denial.

Liberal America in a State of Moral Denial: ‘What if it were Bush’s drone policy?’

USA TODAY | Under Bush Jr, and then under Obama there it’s a post-moral policy – absolutely anything goes after 9/11.

TRENDS: THE NEXT OIL WAR WILL BE DIFFERENT

Andrew McKillop | By 2014, the US will be rivaling Saudi and Russian oil output, or even exceeding their output, as Asian demands for energy increase.

As Syria Continues To Simmer, Lebanon Remains in Limbo

Patrick Henningsen21stCentury WireJanuary 16, 2013BEIRUT – On arrival to Lebanon’s capital city, all seems very functional and normal on the surface, as the city runs business as usual.Below the surface however, there is a feeling of trepidation, an unspoken collective worry that a city and country who has gradually managed to pick up the pieces […]

Cameron and Obama’s Hired Thugs Now Butchering Their Way Through Syria

21st Century Wire Dec 7, 2012 What a lark. Directing a war from the comfort of a golf course, or over a warm Cognac at Chequers. While they wine and dine in DC and Westminster, their hired hands work overtime to make rivers of blood in Syria. Barak Obama and David Cameron, flanked by their […]

BIG ENERGY: WHY THE IEA SHILLS FOR HIGH PRICED OIL

Andrew McKillop | The bad example of fracking – slaying US natural gas prices and making major gas companies unable to pay taxes, or even stay in business – could screw with energy markets.

Mindless America: The Myth of al-Qaida

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Why Attacking Iran Will NOT Work in 2012

Patrick Henningsen | Any nuclear conflagration by the US or Israel would most certainly result in a global backlash against the West – at its worst acting as a procession into the hot stages of World War III – but it won’t happen this year.

THE CHINESE CAR BOMB

Andrew Mckillop | China and India’s future appetite for cars and fuel will drarwf anything the US or Europe has ever seen.

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