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Patrick Cockburn

 

Donald Trump Puts US on Sunni Muslim Side of Bitter Sectarian War with Shias

US President's speech gives a green-light to authoritarian regimes in the Middle East to carry on torturing and oppressing minorities. It was crude stuff. President Trump called on 55 Muslim leaders assembled in Riyadh to drive out terrorism from their countries. He identified Iran as a despotic state and came near to calling for regime change, though Iran held a presidential election... Read More

The Two Most Dangerous Men in the World

Trump and Crown Prince Salman Many people view Donald Trump as the most dangerous man on the planet, but next week he flies to Saudi Arabia for a three-day visit during which he will meet a man who surely runs him a close second as a source of instability. This is deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31 – the de facto ruler of Saudi … Read More

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