AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE
U.S. Drones Way Busier Than We Knew Over This Shadow Warzone
JARED’S DEEP STATE
‘Angry’ Tillerson Says Kushner Hijacked U.S. Foreign Policy
The former secretary of state accused the president’s son-in-law of setting up his own private State Department, according to a congressional transcript seen by The Daily Beast.
U.N. Reveals Secret Tape of Khashoggi’s Brutal Last Moments
On the secret recording, the Washington Post writer is reported to be heard being told ‘We will anesthetize you,’ before his final struggle.
U.S. OK’d Saudi Nuclear Work After Khashoggi Death
The Department of Energy signed off on two authorizations for U.S. businesses to perform nuclear-related work with Saudis in the immediate aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s slaying.
Saudi Arabia Says Its Oil Pipelines Are Under Drone Attack
The fresh claims come days after the kingdom alleged that two of its oil tankers were seriously damaged in what it said was sabotage.
CONNECTING THE DOTS
Moscow Server Hosted WikiLeaks & Iran’s Hackers Weeks Apart
The year was 2015, and weeks after a group of brazenly persistent hackers hit over 500 targets, WikiLeaks dumped thousands of Saudi diplomatic cables. Coincidence, or connection?
U.S. Nuclear Firms’ New Plan to Cash In on Saudi Deal
American companies have to deal with all kinds of cumbersome regulations if they want to sell nuclear gear to the Saudis. So they’re eyeing a new partner to help out.
FRIENDS LIKE THESE
Bezos Blackmail Bid Exposes Saudis Again as Our Worst Ally
The president is all in, but legislators are taking a closer look at a special friendship with the U.S. that’s no long truly special, or, for that matter, a friendship.