Below article is weak signal of massive change in the Middle Eastern theater. Saudis are worried about Turkey and Erdogen as the new Islamic Mahdi. They are going to try to support the Kurds as a counterforce. Look for an end of US assistance to Turkey, Saudi Arabia (now selling oil to China for Renminbis), and Israel. The collapse of the NATO GLADIO network and — we dare hope — the departure of the US from NATO could reset the entire region with China – Saudi Arabia and Russia-Turkey-Iran the clear winners.