Saudi Arabia

No war for Saudi oil!

“Even if US intelligence decisively shows that some of the drones and cruise missiles used in the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields…”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Santa Fe New Mexico Grassroots Press, Like the Dew: Progressive Journal of Southern Culture & Politics, Sierra County California Prospect, Smirking Chimp, Sumter South Carolina Item, Berlin New Hampshire Sun, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Boulder Colorado Weekly,, Wahpeton North Dakota Daily News, CityWatch Los Angeles, Orangeburg South Carolina T&D News
Date: 2019, September 18, 19, 20, 21
438 words

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Another Fake “Emergency”

“Just a few months ago Saudi Arabia’s leader, Mohammed bin-Salman (MBS), was on the defensive…”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Florence Alabama Courier Journal, Bainbridge Island Review, LA Progressive, The Sierra County Prospect, Biddeford Maine Journal Review, The Smirking Chimp, The Oregon PeaceWorker, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press
Date: 2019, May 25, 27, 29, Jun 1, 4
400 words

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Road to Ruin: Trump’s Middle East Retreat

“The flight of the generals is now complete with the resignation of General James Mattis—the last of the four generals to depart, and the last to give up the naïve belief he could bring sanity and order to the White House…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Sierra County Prospect, The Times and Democrat
Date: December 24,26,30,2018
630 Words

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Getting Away with Murder

“In March I wrote about the visit to Washington of Saudi Arabia’s new leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. At the time most of the media were reporting uncritically about him and his regime…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: LA Progressive, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Mel Gurtov Blog, Critical Studies, Mysantrophy Press, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Russophile, West Side Gazette, City Watch, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: October 15,17,18,24,2018
779 Words

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U.S. support for the bombing of Yemen to continue, for now

“On September 12, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo officially certified Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates “…are undertaking demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm…”

Kevin Martin
Published in: Common Dreams, Peace Action New York state, The Smirking Chimp, Antiwar, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Shoah, Gilmer Free Press, Environmentalists Against War, The Russophile, The Reader Weekly, Sierra County Prospect
Date: September 10,12,13,14,15,17,21,2018
717 Words

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