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Salman Offered Candidate Trump Assassination Program on Iran

by Oui Tue Nov 13th, 2018 at 09:46:15 AM EST

I have written regularly about this angle on Trump's impossible victory in the 2016 presidential U.S. Election. While the Hillary Democrats and the US intelligence community went after decoy Putin and Russia. Nice play Bibi Netanyahu.

[Links in article below are mine - Oui]

Saudis Close to Crown Prince Discussed Killing Other Enemies a Year Before Khashoggi's Death | NY Times |

Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate Iranian enemies of the kingdom, according to three people familiar with the discussions.

The Saudis inquired at a time when Prince Mohammed, then the deputy crown prince and defense minister, was consolidating power and directing his advisers to escalate military and intelligence operations outside the kingdom. Their discussions, more than a year before the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, indicate that top Saudi officials have considered assassinations since the beginning of Prince Mohammed's ascent.

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Saudi officials have portrayed Mr. Khashoggi's death as a rogue killing ordered by an official who has since been fired. But that official, Maj. Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, was present for a meeting in March 2017 in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, where the businessmen pitched a $2 billion plan to use private intelligence operatives to try to sabotage the Iranian economy.

During the discussion, part of a series of meetings where the men tried to win Saudi funding for their plan, General Assiri's top aides inquired about killing Qassim Suleimani, the leader of the Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps and a man considered a determined enemy of Saudi Arabia.

As for the businessmen, who had intelligence backgrounds, they saw their Iran plan both as a lucrative source of income and as a way to cripple a country that they and the Saudis considered a profound threat. George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman, arranged the meeting. He had met previously with Prince Mohammed, and had pitched the Iran plan to Trump White House officials. Another participant in the meetings was Joel Zamel, an Israeli with deep ties to his country's intelligence and security agencies.

Both Mr. Nader and Mr. Zamel are witnesses in the investigation by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, and prosecutors have asked them about their discussions with American and Saudi officials about the Iran proposal. It is unclear how this line of inquiry fits into Mr. Mueller's broader inquiry. In 2016, a company owned by Mr. Zamel, Psy-Group, had pitched the Trump campaign on a social media manipulation plan.

[Al-Jazeera recently noted that Nader worked for over a year in a brazen attempt to curry favor with the Republican National Committee on behalf of the UAE.]

A spokesman for the Saudi government declined to comment, as did lawyers for both Mr. Nader and Mr. Zamel.

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From my earlier diary ...

UAE denies trying to influence Trump's election | Arab News |

The United Arab Emirates did not try to influence the election of Donald Trump, a minister said, following reports that the president's son met with an envoy representing the crown princes of the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

"Attention needs to be paid to facts over innuendo & speculation; the UAE made no effort to influence the 2016 US election," Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Twitter.

"Like other governments friendly to the US, UAE officials had contact with staff & advisers in both 2016 presidential campaigns to inform and be informed of the candidates' foreign policy positions."

    The New York Times last week reported on a meeting in August 2016 at which Lebanese-American businessman George Nader told Donald Trump, Jr. that the Gulf Arab leaders were eager to help his father win the election.

From a reply [translation mine] ...

Arab proverb: "There is nothing to be loved about you except your wealth... that's all that you've got." ... America is obsessed with the whole world with a state that has no political or economic value, and a river that has been influenced or made by a decision in America.

Difficult to decipher the conversation ... this man must be from Qatar as I found this in his twitter feed ...

Accusations about Zionists allied with Qatar and/or Saudi Arabia

No love lost between the GCC States (Wahhabism) and Qatar (Muslim Brotherhood)

    In August 2016, Nader met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower offering assistance to the his father's presidential campaign. Nader served as an envoy representing Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince and de facto ruler Mohammad bin Salman and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The meeting included Blackwater founderErik Prince again and Joel Zamel, an Israeli specialist in social media manipulation. [Source: WikiPedia]

    Steve Bannon partner in Cambridge Analytica and co-founder EmerData -.- WhoDoneIt??

Gulf Arab allies jubilant at US withdrawal from Iran deal | MENA |

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'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Nov 13th, 2018 at 09:58:27 AM EST
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of course Russia has a mirrored organization close to Vladimir Putin, just as extreme and unlawful.

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Key words: | Robert Mueller | Joel Zamel |  Erik Prince | EmerData | Robert Mercer | Black Cube | Fusion GPS | George Nader |

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 14th, 2018 at 06:50:36 AM EST
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