A revolution is underway in Saudi Arabia. Change is coming and it’s being led by the Crown Prince of Saudi Mohammed bin Salman. He’s also the youngest minister of defense in the world and was appointed Crown Prince in June 2017 after his father decided to remove Muhammad bin Nayef from all positions. Last week he launched a remarkable revolution to change Saudi into a moderate Muslim nation, remove corruption and put pressure on Iran, its number one enemy. What started was a move against the elite by the elite. The Crown Prince arrested eleven princes, billionaires, royal family members and business leaders sending shockwaves throughout the world. The arrests could have been to stop an attempted coup before it even started. The Lebanese prime minister stepped down and fled his country and an Iranian ballistic missile was fired from Yemen but was intercepted near Riyadh’s airport. The anti-corruption purge is on. Enough’s enough. His actions to modernise the very strict country are already taking place. Harsh punishments for women who do not cover their hair are gone and religious police have been stripped of their powers. His claim is to destroy extreme ideologies and to bring about change, a more moderate Islam. A Bolshevik type revolution. The thing is, Saudi wasn’t as extreme as it is 30 years ago. It was the Iranian Revolution that triggered the rise of Islamism and eventually formed ISIS. The Crown Price said ““All we’re doing is going back to what we were: a moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world and to all traditions and people.” He is determined to crush extremist groups and exterminate the ‘Iranian’ virus of ideological extremism. With ISIS now defeated, the Middle East is entering a post war phase. Sunni Saudi has always had a long running feud with Shiite Iran. The two countries have usually fought each other in proxy battles in other countries such as Lebanon. The latest rocket launched in Yemen targeting a Saudi airport gives Saudi ammunition to retaliate against Iran. It has accused Iran of supplying Yemen’s Houthi rebels and their allies with missiles. Iran’s military is larger and more die…

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