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 Pathetic Denial: What if it were Bush’s drone policy?

by David JacksonThe leak of a document on the Obama administration’s drone strike policy has some people in Washington playing the “what if” game.What if President George W. Bush’s administration had written such a document on the legality of drone attacks, even on U.S. citizens working with suspected terrorists overseas?Former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer tweeted: “Good thing […]

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 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 […]