George Nader Hit With New Charges of Sex Trafficking
RHYME AND REASON
Dubai’s Ruler Condemns His Runaway Princess Wife—in Verse
The wife of the ruler of Dubai has fled the country, with more success than his daughter did last year. The sheikh has denounced her, in a furious verse posted to Instagram.
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.S. Navy Scrambles After ‘Attack’ on Oil Tankers in Gulf
The reported explosions follow attacks on four tankers last month that led Trump to send an aircraft carrier, thousands of U.S. troops—and a warning to Tehran.
Nader’s Phones Had Child Porn, Texts With Crown Prince: Feds
Federal agents found communications with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed, the ruler of the United Arab Emirates, on one of the businessman’s three phones after his arrest.
HERE WE GO
Get Ready for Mueller Phase Two: The Middle East Connection
The ‘Russia investigation’ is set to go global. In court filings due to drop in 2019, prosecutors will unveil Middle Eastern countries’ attempts to influence U.S. politics.
Top Cheney Aide in Mueller’s Sights as Probe Expands
Mueller’s investigators have examined an array of operatives with ties to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the UAE—including John Hannah, Dick Cheney’s former national security adviser.
Khashoggi ‘Killer’ Huddled With Team Trump on Toppling Iran
Mueller’s investigators examined a series of meetings between an Israeli social media strategist, the general blamed for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, and Trump adviser Michael Flynn.