Keeping The Mideast Safer For Dictators

In the Mideast, it’s customary for less important people to go call on their betters, not vice versa.  The more important you are, the longer you keep callers waiting. US President Joe Biden ignored all these customs on his recent pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, whose de facto ruler he had previously termed a ‘pariah.’ Everyone knew Biden had come to Saudi to politely grovel before its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the potentate whom CIA claims ordered critical Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi kidnapped and chopped up into little pieces. Prince Mohammed denies any responsibility. The real reason for Biden’s supplication … Continue reading Keeping The Mideast Safer For Dictators