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Speaking of Iran

Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy

November 18, 2013
Speaking of Iran
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy

THE DAILY BEAST

BY CHRISTOPHER DICKEY 

When the prince was the ambassador he was the toast of Washington, and plenty of toasts there were. Bandar bin Sultan smoked fine cigars and drank finer Cognac. For almost 30 years as Saudi Arabia’s regal messenger, lobbyist, and envoy, he told amazing stories about politicians and potentates, some of which, surprisingly, were true. Washington journalists loved him. Nobody had better access to more powerful people in higher places, or came with so much money, so quietly and massively distributed, to help out his friends.

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Despite The Hiccup In Geneva, Iran Nuclear Talks Still On Track

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