CHRISTOPHER DAVIDSON, cmd[at] christopherdavidson.net, @dr_davidson
Davidson teaches politics at Durham University in England. He has written several books on the Mideast, focusing on the Gulf monarchies. His latest is the just-released Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East.
He notes that Hillary Clinton wrote to John Podesta, the chairman of her presidential campaign, in emails just released by WikiLeaks, that “Qatar and Saudi Arabia … are providing clandestine financial and logistic support to ISIL and other radical Sunni groups in the region.” See also BBC report: “Yemen conflict: ‘Saudi-led coalition plane’ hit funeral.”
Davidson’s recent pieces include “Links in the Golden Chain: Tracking the Saudi Role in 9/11.”