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The Self-Beheading House of Saud

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The Saudi spin about creating "a new security arrangement for the Arab world" is a joke -- as depicted by Saudi-financed shills such as this

The bottom line is that an angry, fearful House of Saud does not have what it takes to confront benign protecter Washington. Throwing a fit -- as in crying to attract attention -- is for geopolitical babies. Without the US -- or "the West" -- who's gonna run the Saudi energy industry? PhD-deprived camels? And who's gonna sell (and maintain) those savory weapons? Who's going to defend them for smashing the true spirit of the Arab Spring, across the GCC and beyond? 

Perennial Foreign Minister Prince Saud is gravely ill. He will be replaced by a recently appointed deputy prime minister. 

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Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the king's son. Instead of a "principled" stance against "double standards," the House of Saud move at the UN feels more like nepotism. 

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Pepe Escobar is an independent geopolitical analyst. He writes for RT, Sputnik and TomDispatch, and is a frequent contributor to websites and radio and TV shows ranging from the US to East Asia. He is the former roving correspondent for Asia (more...)
 

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