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Khashoggie Murder is a Tactical Opportunity for Trump

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Oct 24, 2018 at 10:54

It is said that when Napoleon was informed of the Crime of Murder of one of his adversaries, his response was that it was far worse than a Crime; it was a Mistake.

The Fiasco that's still unfolding over the murderous disappearance of Saudi Arabian Jamal Khashoggie, who hated Israel, and is alleged to be a Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer, and an obvious ally of Turkey's President,Erdogan, was a MISTAKE.

But it's an opportunity for the United States to assert its will over the Saudi Regime. This is just another piece of Good Luck in the Realm of Realpolitik in which an Israeli Victory is more likely. Erdogan is severest critic of Muhammad bin Salman, thus drawing the two further apart, making making the Saudis more likely to oppose Turkey by supporting Trump's Deal of the Century over the Israel-Palestine Civil War (1948-2018...).

Incidentally, China has invested in running the Port of Haifa in Israel. Erdogan was to terminate the diverted shipments into the port as a consequence of the Syrian Civil War. Erdogan wants all that lost shipping to return to Syria.But the Saudis are working on their own plan to send its shipping through Jordan and into the port of Haifa in Israel.

Now the Saudis need the USA and Israel even more (dependency) - no less so for their almost catastrophic miscalculation over the fate of Khashoggie.

Is Providence not working on Israel behalf?

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