The Chief of Saudi intelligence, the Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, the head of the Israeli Mossad, some princes of the Persian Gulf and Prince Bandar bin Sultan attended a secure meeting in Switzerland, Sunday, July 29, 2012. The hotel welcoming the participants had been placed under strict surveillance.
Nicknamed “Bandar Bush” because of his close ties with former U.S. President George W. Bush, Bandar bin Sultan is described as the formenter of schemes instigated by the CIA and Mossad against Syria. He organized the attack on July 18 in Damascus, which killed four senior Syrian officials.
According to the website of the Palestinian newspaper Al-Manar , the meeting “was held between Prince Bandar bin Sultan and a number of intelligence officials of Gulf and Western countries, a few days before he (Bandar- ed.) occupied his new post as head of Saudi intelligence . “
Participants discussed “many important issues in the region, including the Syrian crisis” the paper reported, adding that it was decided “to prevent the nomination of Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz as head of Saudi intelligence. At the end of the meeting Prince Bandar was appointed head of Saudi intelligence.”
By 2006, Bandar had regularly traveled to Washington to develop a new strategy in the Middle East that satisfies both the U.S. and Saudi interests. He assured the U.S. full political support and also the financial contribution of millions of petrodollars to carry out covert operations in Iran and Syria, with logistical support from the CIA …
The appointment of Bandar bin Sultan as chief of Saudi intelligence is strategic and revealing. It prepares new evil plans whose purpose is to stop any resistance to the American-Zionist occupation, particularly in Syria and Iran.