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Obama’s Iran policy wins key point: Saudis drop its lead antagonist Prince Bandar

Posted by seumasach on February 20, 2014

Debka

19th February, 2014

The live wire of the Saudi royal house’s drive against President Barack Obama’s détente with Tehran has been dropped. Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s National Security Adviser and Intelligence Director, has not been seen for more than a month. He was reported by DEBKAfile’s US and Saudi sources Wednesday, Feb. 19, to have been removed from the tight policy-making circle in Riyadh.

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Saudi Arabia replaces Bandar

Posted by seumasach on February 20, 2014

“Prince Miteb and Mohammed bin Nayef, they are in charge,” the adviser said. The world will see a “new strategy for Syria—quieter, more open, not too extreme. There will be more politics to it, and probably much less military.”

Saudi Arabia Replaces Key Official in Effort to Arm Syria Rebels

Wall Street Journal

19th February, 2014

Saudi Arabia has sidelined its veteran intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, as leader of the kingdom’s efforts to arm and fund Syrian rebels, replacing him with another prince well-regarded by U.S. officials for his successes fighting al-Qaeda, Saudi royal advisers said this week.

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Syria reportedly eliminated Bandar bin Sultan in retaliation for Damascus bombing

Posted by seumasach on July 30, 2012

Voltairenet

29th July, 2012

hough not yet announced by the Saudi authorities, the death of Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been confirmed to Voltaire Network by unofficial souces.

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La Syrie aurait éliminé Bandar ben Sultan en représailles de l’attentat de Damas

Posted by seumasach on July 29, 2012

Voltairenet

29th July, 2012

Bien que non annoncée par les autorités saoudiennes, la mort du prince Bandar ben Sultan ben Abdelaziz Al Saoud vient d’être confirmée au Réseau Voltaire de source officieuse.

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