Voice of the White House

February 20, 2016

Washington, D.C.:
When the US asked their Saudi oil-producing friends to lower the price of oil to hurt Russia's economy, they opened a Pandora's Box of economic disaster. Yes, the price of oil dropped and Russian exports were lowered but the price of oil refused to rise again with the result that the Saudi economy began to sag and crumble. The Saudis are Sunni and detest the Shi'ite branch of the Muslim faith. It is their goal to take control of the Shi'ite countries and set up a Sunni oligarchy with themselves in control. Unfortunately this program, using a Saudi-raised ISIS, is starting to fall apart thanks to Russian intervention in the Mid-East circus. Turkey, another economic ally of America, was cut off from free, stolen Syrian oil and retaliated by attacking the Russians. The Russians, who have fought 17 wars with Turkey in the past and won them all, retaliated with economic sanctions against Turkey and also by supporting Kurdish separatists. At least one step ahead of his economic enemies, Putin is obviously winning the match. The Saudis are approaching bankruptcy but because American gasoline is cheap, no one in Washington wants to force oil up with a presidential election so close.