The sycophantic relationship between the USA and Saudi Arabia, as revealed to me by President Gorbachev

President Gorbachev and Trevor Abrahmsohn

Received wisdom is that the Cold War ended in the early 80s, when Ronald Reagan announced his Strategic Defensive Initiative (SDI, Star Wars Initiative). It was a quantum leap in nuclear defence and light years ahead of Soviet weapons technology.

The impact was such that it forced the Russians to reconsider their strategic defence; we all know what happened next and ultimately, they ‘threw in the (radioactive) towel’.

However, there is a problem. It is not quite the truth. Continue reading