Making Sense Of Saudi’s ‘Game Of Thobes’

Was Saturday a “Red Wedding” moment for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? As the plot thickens in Riyadh, here’s a roundup of the chatter on the streets…
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It started off with the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a clearly orchestrated move produced and executed by his paymasters in Riyadh.
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Hariri announced on a Saudi-owned channel from the Saudi capital that he was resigning his post in protest at foreign intervention in Lebanon‘s domestic affairs. The irony was lost on him.
The ostensible reason he gave, as he invoked his late father’s name, was that he too is threatened with assassination.

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Nov 6, 2017.

 

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