The Corbett Report | The Saudi Purge is a Global Crisis | Nov. 17, 2017


The House of Saud is in crisis as MBS consolidates his hold on the kingdom and prepares to transform Saudi Arabia in his image. But what is behind the purge, and how does it relate to the future of the world monetary system. Join James for a classic Corbett Report debriefing on the Saudi purge and the rise of the petroyuan.

Time Reference & Links:
02:47 Marwa Osman on The Corbett Report
08:50 5 Things You Need to Know About the Saudi Purge
11:09 The Death of King Abdullah and the Future of Oil Geopolitics
11:28 Saudi Arabia reshuffle as king appoints nephew to crown prince post
12:12 Saudi king empowers young reformer son in succession shake-up
12:49 New Saudi committee to investigate public corruption opens ‘new era of transparency’
13:54 House of Saudi Cards: The Inside Story
16:39 A coup in the House of Saud?
17:07 The inside story of the Saudi night of long knives
22:58 “Explosive” Leaked Secret Israeli Cable Confirms Israeli-Saudi Coordination To Provoke War 23:03 IDF chief to Saudi newspaper: ‘Israel ready to share intelligence on Iran’
26:06 Sharmine Narwani on the Changing Face of the Middle East
31:01 Corbett Report Extras
33:29 How Big Oil Conquered the World
39:19 Why is the MSM (Finally) Reporting on the Petrodollar?
42:24 Weak oil prices squeezing Saudi Arabia’s coffers, but reserves won’t run dry – for now
42:28 Saudi plans spending cuts, reforms to shrink budget deficit
42:32 Saudi Arabia seeks $6B-$8B bank loan to shore up state coffers
42:37 Oil Price Swings Spark Cigarette Taxes In Saudi Arabia
42:42 Saudi Arabia to increase domestic petrol prices by 80 percent
44:28 China, Saudi Arabia form comprehensive strategic partnership
45:08 China and Saudi sign 14 deals worth US$65 billion
45:08 President Xi attends inauguration ceremony of China-Saudi joint refinery
47:37 Exclusive: China offers to buy 5 percent of Saudi Aramco directly – sources
48:37 China crude futures becomes new force
50:37 Episode 320 – Echoes of WWI: China, the US, and the Next “Great” War

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