6 articles tagged "Bandar bin Sultan"
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Saudis Fund Clandestine Groups Fighting Regime in Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 14, 2013

Prince Bandar bin Sultan has a war chest of $500 million for clandestine operations in Iran, including assassinations and fomenting violent unrest among its national minorities in four corners of the country.

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Russia's SS-25 road mobile ICBM
Cairo bids for brand-new Russian SS-25 ballistic missiles in major arms transaction with Moscow
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 29, 2013

Lt. Gen. Vyacheslav Kondrashov, Russian Deputy chief of staff and deputy GRU military intelligence director, spent his first day in Cairo, Tuesday, Oct. 29, with Egyptian military chiefs going through the list of Russian hardware they want to buy in their first major arms transaction in decades. They included advanced weapons withheld by the United States and topped the list with medium-range ICBMs able to reach Iran and most of the Middle East. debkafile: Cairo seems to be after the new 2000-mile range Russian SS-25 ground-to-ground missile.

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Frontrunner for Next Crown Prince is Former Intelligence Chief Prince Muqrin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 9, 2013

The succession race is heating up in Riyadh as King Abdullah and Crown Prince Salman are both in declining health. The frontrunner for next crown prince is Prince Muqrin, former chief of intelligence.

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Saudi King Abdullah
Palace Putsch Attempt Rumored in Riyadh
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 21, 2013

The Saudi king would not have interrupted his holiday for an international crisis, but trouble in the family, such as a reported attempted palace coup, required his urgent presence.

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Tehran Bets on Assad Going on the Warpath before NATO Attacks Him
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 28, 2011

Iran and Hizballah declare NATO would never attack Syria, yet they are making military preparations for this very eventuality. Syria's only option to stem arms smuggling to the opposition is to seize large parts of Lebanon and Jordan, thus provoking a NATO assault.

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Prince Bandar bin Sultan
Saudi Prince Butts Heads with Iranian General in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 13, 2011

In Syria, Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan is up against Iran's al-Qods boss, Maj.-Gen. Qassem Suleimani in backing the revolt against the Assad regime for which Tehran has lined up support.  Bandar's cameras are recording Assad's brutalities. In Yemen, the positions are reversed: Bandar has been helping President Abdullah Ali Saleh cling to power against pro-Iranian violence to unseat him.

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