Sep 1, 2017
Moderate Rebels episode 5 - Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss how Saudi Arabia is at the heart of Donald Trump's Middle East policy. We are joined by activist Mohammed al-Nimr, the son of the executed dissident Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, to discuss the Saudi regime's attack on the Shia community of Awamiya.
Blumenthal and Norton also introduce the semi-regular segment Thought Loser, starring Brookings Institution senior fellow Shadi Hamid, a staunch supporter of NATO and its catastrophic 2011 regime change war in Libya.
0:00 to 2:40 - Intro
2:41 to 20:16 - Thought Loser: Shadi Hamid, NATO, and Libya
20:17 to 40:57 - Saudi Arabia and Trump
40:48 to 1:01:56 - Mohammed al-Nimr interview and Awamiya