Former finance advisor and Saudi economist Hussein Askari said that the Saudi kingdom is now on the verge of collapse, confirming that its western allies will eventually give up the oil-rich kingdom.

Askari, who served as the advisor to the former Minister of Finance Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz,  stated that as Saudi economy is completely dependent on oil revenues, policies of administrative and political reform had failed. “This makes the fall of Al Saud inevitable”, he declared.

In an article titled “Last Tango in Riyadh” published on Huffington Post last Sunday, the US-based former finance advisor wrote that Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman repeatedly admitted that Saudi economy is ‘based on flimsy grounds’ and that the full and complete dependence on oil will threaten the mere existence of this entity and its future as well.

Askari also underlined the report published  by “Reporters Without Borders” whereby Saudi Arabia was placed 165th out of 180 states regarding restrictions of freedoms and imposing strict laws and regulations of social media.

According to the report, Saudi authorities has so far shut down 400 websites on social media.

“I think that it bothers them when someone who had been close to them criticizes them. They feel that this may be taken much more seriously by foreign politicians, business executives, academics and the media than some commentator who is not generally recognized as understanding Saudi Arabia”, Askari replied when asked about the reasons his Huffington Post article was censored by Saudi authorities.
“Then there are the comments criticizing the ruling family that probably bothered them–their extravagant lifestyle and their corruption”, he added.

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Joe Pelosi
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Let’s just fucking keep our fingers crossed

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You forget that nature hates vacuum . And when there is a power vacuum, those who overthrow are ALWAYS the most extremists… Now, in case of collapse, except oil, life may soon be totally unsustainable… Wanna 30 millions refugees? And if 78% of saudis dream, if they had choice in the region, to live in… Israel (mostly because of freedoms), you’re likely to have what? 15% brainwashed wahhabis with no education… 4 millions potential daeshians on the loose… If only, unless having led the high life in jetset and let 25% of ppl in misery, all these moronic princes had… Read more »
Andrew Sivaram
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That would also signal the end of wahhabism…

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Dubious : they spent 100bln$ since 1979 into exporting and advertising it…
Thus, such collapse, due to the meteo condition in KSA is likely to have 30M wahhabis as refugees… Well, if we assume that about 80% are so as if they backup, thus bcoming apostates, the al-Saouds will chop their heads, whatabout the others…
A real retard bomb…

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The days of the Saudi monarchy are numbered, Iran is a much better choice for the ME.

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sunni islamism vs. shia islamism?
Better chose the Flting Spaghetti Monster as a religion, at least there is beer and strippers, even in hell…

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Flying Spaghetti Monster!

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What are the chances of Houthis capturing Riyadh?

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Hard to say as the KSA involvement in Yemen looks really inconsistant, not to say moronic. Thus, obviously, either Momo-bin-Salman is as good at understanding military facts as the turd about to get out from my arse, or he’s doing this strategy on purpose, the problem being that I can’t read his purpose but I clearly lack tactical/strategic intel to have anything but a blurred view on the situation. Nevertheless, I’d CLEARLY refuse to embed in an armoured column let’s say near Jizan and Riyad (around 1000km) on roads in the desert knowing saudis have more than 200 F-15 and… Read more »
Malak
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impossible for saudi kingdom to collapse, they can build their county with all the $$$$$$ they are having..

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Price of oil have collapsed : -100$ per barrel since 10y ago, they have only 735Md$ left in cash, money runs and burns… And it’s far to be the only issue : since the Mecca mosque attack, instead of releasing pressure, they overscrewed society and pushed it into more wahhabism, more hardcore laws, more brainwashing since the youngest age. 25% of ppl is under the poverty threshold, schooling? Job learning? Learn the koran, inch Allah! Those who have the money school their children in other countries, hey, even workers are imported, they even have to import aspirin! Even the towels… Read more »
Henrik Hedda Wallin
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I’m pretty sure the banksters on Wall Street are very busy calculating if a (premature) fall of the petrodollar system is worth it to save their loans to the non-Saudi oil industry that is getting crushed now. There is a reason why the oil-money Republicans don’t mind people suing Saudi Arabia… It’s not like they suddenly believe in justice or truth. Blaming all the terror, wars and even 9/11 on Saudi Arabia fits both the R and D gangsters in Washington just fine, and I actually think that Obama is trying to stop a war with his veto. He has… Read more »
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The collapsing of oil prices is mostly due to the fact the US are now simply the #1 oil producer, thanks to shale gas fracking, nevertheless, with huge resources having been scouted in EU, China, Maghreb, Australia, etc, traditional OPEC countries are nowhere near to be able to practice high prices again : shale gas oil has a higher production cost but enough low to stop buying classic oil if barrel prices increase… If Obama thinks the way you think he does, although it’d be not usual at all, some members of both the Dems and the GOP have clear… Read more »
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Al Saud will not prosecute USA for violation of International Law in killing Syrian Arab Muslims! That’s for sure!

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