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Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Head Of Saudi Intelligence, Has Been Sacked
ZeroHedge ^ | 4/15/2014 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 04/15/2014 8:01:09 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen

In the aftermath of the disastrous, for both the US and Saudi Arabia, false flag campaign to replace the Syrian regime with one which would be amenable to allowing a Qatari gas pipeline to pass underneath the Al-Qaeda rebel infested country, there were numerous rumors that the reign of Saudi's infamous former ambassador to the US and current intelligence chief, Prince Bandar "Bush" bin Sultan - the man who we suggested was the puppetmaster behind the entire failed operation - had come to an end. Some two months ago, Shia Post reported that "News sources announced that the chief of the Saudi spying apparatus Bandar bin Sultan has been dismissed... Since creation of crisis in Syria by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey, Bandar bin Sultan’s name has been heard time and again in tandem with the Syrian crisis."

Moments ago, in a tersely worded statement from the Saudi Press Agency, it was indeed confirmed that, perhaps in response to his failed handling of the Syrian conflict, Prince Bandar has indeed been sacked.

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But don't cry for the Prince - his net worth is estimated to be well in the billions.

(Excerpt) Read more at zerohedge.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Syria
KEYWORDS: agitprop; assadisamurderer; espionage; falseflag; lewrockwell; nwo; princebandar; putinsbuttboys; saudiarabia; syria; syriawar; tylerdurden; tylerdurdenmyass; zerohedge
Ol' Bandar, he always seems to be happy in every pic (one at link).
1 posted on 04/15/2014 8:01:09 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen
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To: PieterCasparzen

Hey, don’t they need a new boss over at the NSA?


2 posted on 04/15/2014 8:02:07 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: PieterCasparzen

They individually wear enough cloth to get sacked many times over....


3 posted on 04/15/2014 8:02:41 PM PDT by llevrok (F the government)
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To: PieterCasparzen

Head gone?


4 posted on 04/15/2014 8:05:53 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be," -Epitap)
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To: PieterCasparzen

Those Responsible for Sacking the People Who Have Just Been Sacked, Have Been Sacked.


5 posted on 04/15/2014 8:11:00 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: PieterCasparzen

He’ll be back: Those responsible for sacking Prince Bandar have been sacked.

And gone again: Those responsible for sacking the people who have just been sacked have been sacked.


6 posted on 04/15/2014 8:16:37 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: PieterCasparzen

The Saudi’s wanted Syria in the hands of people that would allow the pipeline to Europe to be built.

When Bandar asked Putin to abandon Assad, for a HUGE arms deal, and billions in return, Putin actually LAUGHED in his face, and said simply, NYET.

We all know how Obama reacted. He said “YESSIR!”, and almost started WW3.

Much of what is going on in Ukraine today stems from this.


7 posted on 04/15/2014 8:21:40 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: PieterCasparzen

swell so now anonymous writers ( because Tyler Durden ain’t real) on an aggregator site that specializes in conspiracy stories and unverified reports is considered news


8 posted on 04/15/2014 8:24:29 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: dfwgator

And he fired everybody just as hard as he could go He fired old Cedric and he fired Sammy Pruitt And he fired some people that he didn’t even know .


9 posted on 04/15/2014 8:25:18 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: PieterCasparzen

Lots of Palace intrigue going on here.

Bandar has been off the job and out of the country for surgery for two months, returning just last week.

In the interim, Mohammed bin Nayef, took over.

Now, one week after Bandar returns, he gets sacked?

Nayef is the regime’s enforcer. Much more going on here than meets the eye, I think.


10 posted on 04/15/2014 8:28:37 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: tcrlaf

I should add that Nayef is considered to be a possible for the throne, and he has been consolidating power against rivals in the last couple of years.


11 posted on 04/15/2014 8:30:19 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Nifster

“swell so now anonymous writers ( because Tyler Durden ain’t real) on an aggregator site that specializes in conspiracy stories and unverified reports is considered news”

They beat Yahoo/AP and BBC to it by about 30 minutes, so yes, they are considered news.


12 posted on 04/15/2014 8:31:13 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: tcrlaf

Well he still has his suite at Cowboys Stadium to hang with his pal, Jerruh.


13 posted on 04/15/2014 8:32:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: PieterCasparzen

Top wahabbi islamist to be replaced with another. News at 2100 hours.


14 posted on 04/15/2014 8:33:38 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: PieterCasparzen
former ambassador to the US and current intelligence chief, Prince Bandar "Bush" bin Sultan

Bush Derangement Syndrome?

I swear, that evil George W. Bush is responsible for bank failures, voter fraud, weather control, inflation, deflation, regulation, deregulation, deforestation, nail fungus, burnt toast, missing socks in the dryer, allergic reactions to shellfish, and forces teenage girls to listen to emo music.

15 posted on 04/15/2014 8:37:39 PM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: PieterCasparzen

bttt


16 posted on 04/15/2014 8:40:25 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Nifster

Here’s the link from zh story to the Saudi press agency:

http://www.spa.gov.sa/English/details.php?id=1221189

right from the horsey’s mouth.

See ? zh wasn’t making it up.


17 posted on 04/15/2014 8:41:08 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Old Sarge

No, that’s his nickname, it has been for years.

The Bushes and he both know about it and laugh about it, from what I hear.

Man, I didn’t think this story was that big a deal, just an FYI to keep up with what’s goin’ on.


18 posted on 04/15/2014 8:44:54 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: PieterCasparzen

I wonder how many American politicians he has bought?


19 posted on 04/15/2014 8:51:44 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: PieterCasparzen
Those responsible for sacking the people who have just been sacked, have been sacked
20 posted on 04/15/2014 9:09:34 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: tcrlaf; no-to-illegals; All

Tune in for the next exciting installment.


21 posted on 04/15/2014 9:17:18 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: minnesota_bound

I don’t think any; they work for American financial elites, and he does too.


22 posted on 04/15/2014 9:23:09 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: gleeaikin; tcrlaf

Thanks gleeaikin. Thanks for the info, tcrlaf.


23 posted on 04/15/2014 9:33:29 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: PieterCasparzen

He could work for Putin.


24 posted on 04/15/2014 9:56:47 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: PieterCasparzen

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Zero_Hedge


25 posted on 04/15/2014 10:03:02 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: tcrlaf

there is a strategy/intrigue board game here I’m thinking...


26 posted on 04/15/2014 10:45:54 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: tcrlaf

I thought it was Qatar (among many others) that wants
to build a pipeline through Syria.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar-Turkey_pipeline

Saudi has gas, but it’s underdeveloped, and S.A. is not likely to significantly exceed internal demand for a long time. They (SA) are more interested in developing their own petrochemical industries (plastics, etc.) than in exporting gas.

In any event, the whole idea is to have an alternative or alternatives to gas supplies to Europe, avoiding purchase from Russia and transit through Ukraine, making whomever is in power in Kiev relatively unimportant. This (depending on the proposal) would make the suppliers (Iran, Qatar, Azerbaijan, etc.) richer too, of course.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Gas_Corridor

This is not to say Saudi doesn’t have other reasons to depose Assad (and also oppose Qatar, among other things. The ME is like a 20 ring circus, sometimes...)


27 posted on 04/16/2014 1:10:15 AM PDT by Paul R. (Leftists desire to control everything; In the end they invariably control nothing worth a damn.)
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To: Paul R.
The ME is like a 20 ring circus, sometimes usually...)

Fixed it.

28 posted on 04/16/2014 1:12:59 AM PDT by Paul R. (Leftists desire to control everything; In the end they invariably control nothing worth a damn.)
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To: PieterCasparzen

No worries...Bandar will just go back to his old role of U.S. National Security Advisor.


29 posted on 04/16/2014 4:22:08 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: tcrlaf

Could just have easily cited one of the European or Mideast sources that had it even before


30 posted on 04/16/2014 6:41:23 AM PDT by Nifster
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