Saudi Crown Prince MBS Cracked Down On Dissenters With Saudi Rapid Intervention Group

There are a few expressions that say the same thing: “If you lie down with dogs, you’ll get up with fleas”, and “You are judged by the company you keep”. Last October saw the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an act ordered by Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Donald Trump has thrown his lot in with MBS, refuses to condemn the killing, and is considering selling nukes to Saudi Arabia. This, to me, makes a loud statement of where Trump’s loyalties lie. But there is more … much more … that has been happening in Saudi Arabia, and our friend Gronda brings us … the rest of the story. Thank you, Gronda, for this excellent piece and permission to share!

Gronda Morin

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It turns out that the brutal dismemberment murder of the Washington Post journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi embassy in Turkey, around October 2018 at the hands of  the Saudis led by its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmam (MBS), was not the first time that the Saudis had conducted this type of operation. It seems that ever since the Crown Prince Mohammed came into power sometime in late-2016-2017, as the heir apparent to its King,  that he increased the assignments of a “hit squad”—called the Saudi Rapid Intervention Group.

In short there was a major crackdown put into action around late 2016-2017 by the man known as MBS, which included the surveillance, kidnapping, detention/ imprisonment, torture and killing of Saudi dissenters. These operations were conducted under the auspices and orders of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. So, the killing of Jamal Khashoggi was…

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6 thoughts on “Saudi Crown Prince MBS Cracked Down On Dissenters With Saudi Rapid Intervention Group

  1. Dear Jill,

    As usual, Thanks a million for the reblog. I do so hope that Saudi Arabia realizes that if a Democrat takes the White House in 2020, that the US will not settle for the status quo. This MBS has got to go.

    Hugs, Gronda

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    • My pleasure, Gronda, as always! You do such great work!

      Yes, I think that all other things being equal, we must consider Saudi Arabia as an adversary at the very least, Trump, of course, has lust for the power that MBS has, but once Trump is gone, the ballgame will change. At least … I hope. Hugs!

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