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Gunmen Attack Saudi Prince In Paris, Steal "Sensitive Documents"

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Amid all the global geopolitical tensions - which the stock market apparently believes are all fixed now - news that the motorcade of a Saudi prince was attacked in Paris by Kalashnikov-wielding gunmen takes on more relevance than it normally would. The attackers stole 250,000 Euros in cash and more crucially - "sensitive documents." No suspects have been apprehended and to make matters more complex, local police noted "It's quite an unusual attack. They were obviously well-informed. It's true that it's quite a rare way of operating."


Kalashnikov-wielding robbers attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros in cash and reportedly stealing “sensitive” documents, French police said on Monday. And as RFI reports,

Those attacked told police a group of eight people stopped the car as it was driving on the Paris city ring road at around 9.30 on Sunday evening.


Some reports say the attackers were armed with Kalashnikovs, though no one was injured in the attack, which took place around the Porte de la Chapelle area, in northern Paris.


The motorcade was making its way from the Saudi embassy to an airport in Le Bourget, where a private jet was waiting.


The thieves drove off in the last car of the motorcade, taking with them the chauffeur, an assistant and a bodyguard.


They were released nearby. The motorcade monospace, as well as another car used by the robbers, were found burnt out on the outskirts of Paris.


No suspects have yet been apprehended.


"It's quite an unusual attack. They were obviously well-informed. It's true that it's quite a rare way of operating," said a police source.


Investigators are trying to find out whether the attackers were interested in the money or the documents they stole, which the French newspaper Le Parisien describes as “sensitive”.

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One can only conjecture as the contents of the 'sensitive documents' as it seems an extremely well-planned raid to merely grab $350,000... especially now that Qatar has started shifting its stance.


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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:39 | 5108063 PR Guy
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Multiple choice - What do those 'sensitive documents' cover? Is it:

A) Saudi funding terrorism in Syria

B) Saudi funding terrorism in Iraq

C) Saudi funding terrorism elsewhere

D) A letter from his Mum


Or was it this video for non-Christians?


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:41 | 5108073 Arius
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whatever was leaked it will be blamed on the attackers .. classic cover up

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:48 | 5108101 Latina Lover
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As in 9/11, it was an inside job.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:00 | 5108147 LawsofPhysics
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^^^this, as much as I would like to be optimistic and think that "club members" are turning on one another, it's been 24/7 bread and circuses for the masses for quite some time now.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:04 | 5108167 SoilMyselfRotten
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I can see them finding a laptop which proves the Russians shot down MH-17

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:12 | 5108192 PT
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Why did he have 250 000 Euros cash on him?  He must be a terrorist.  Or a drug smuggler.  Or a drug smuggling money laundering terrorist.  My gummint told me so.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:16 | 5108212 Looney
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There are more Saudi Princes than Ebola victims – 1,300 or somepin’ like that ;-)


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:04 | 5108447 MachoMan
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I would say nothing was actually stolen...  in today's world, you'll need to be incredibly careful passing documents back and forth, especially "sensitive" ones...  $250k is just enough to make it seem like you wouldn't want it to get stolen.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:26 | 5108830 espirit
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Since the heist included 'Kalashnikovs', this subconsciously infers that the Russians were involved.

Disinformation at minute levels is the game they're playing with the proles.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:34 | 5108908 SafelyGraze
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the "documents" were merely some more of those same old trillion-dollar treasury bonds that have been crossing a lot of borders lately


btw, it is not "defaulting" on a debt obligation if you simply assert that those silly old pieces of paper are counterfeit


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:48 | 5108981 Four chan
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chump change ain't what it used to be.

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 03:20 | 5113261 svayambhu108
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|What do those 'sensitive documents' cover?

Saudi peaked.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:17 | 5108216 PT
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Does he get reported every time he spends more than 10k?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:21 | 5108237 BrosephStiglitz
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Diplomatic immunity.. so no.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:19 | 5108222 PR Guy
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Any non-white getting on a plane in Europe with 250k in cash would normally find themselves on the next rendition flight instead. But if you're a Saudi prince with a private jet waiting....... please come right through here sir.


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:40 | 5108309 piliage
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Well, as a white guy in Europe, I don't think I'd be shown an open door trying to get on a plane with 250k either.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:58 | 5108412 PR Guy
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The bit I don't get is that Saudi princes normally go around with a large entourgage of heavily armed bodyguards (and it was reported that a bodyguard was taken in the car that was used as the getaway vehicle) but not a single shot was fired when these guys pitched up wielding guns. Doesn't add up.



Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:19 | 5108516 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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Unless the guards were in on it if he had an entourage or he told them to not fire and just gave it up willingly. 250k is like spending money for them guys. That is like you are I getting robbed for $20 - $100.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:08 | 5108734 CheapBastard
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Smells fishy. When that Saudi prince who lived in Aspen went snow mobing the entire area was usually shut down and he had about 12 of his own heavily armed bodyguards and 5-6 CIA guards ... all carrying automatic weapons.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:03 | 5110077 Farqued Up
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The cash may be a diplomatic pouch shuffle to get cash out for a friend and into a country with his secret account. That has happened as a favor for a friend of mine in Houston, several times. Yeah, he actually ran in their crowd occasionally as a consultant to oil potentate Yamani back in the day. BTW, Yamani wasn't the bag guy, not saying that.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:40 | 5108307 toady
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Please. 250K won't even cover brunch on the Riviera, let alone a night in Paris!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:45 | 5108335 PR Guy
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Egg and chips with a glass of wine on the beach section of a hotel in Cannes only costs $89. That's a lot of egg and chips.... or the hookers are $100k a throw perhaps?


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:57 | 5108409 toady
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Yeah... that sounds like the way a Saudi prince rolls. Probably a party of ten at least, plus security, hangers-on, a dozen or so 3rd & 4th cousins. A couple hours on the yacht....

That shit adds up.

They'd get comped though, or pay with the royal credit line, so they could throw the $250K around as tips.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:59 | 5109038 giggler321
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no - the French make chips differently.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:49 | 5108654 piliage
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One can have a very nice meal and a 5* hotel in Cannes, Nice, or St. Tropez for $350-$450 a night if you look on Hotwire. Of course, the extra $249,550 goes to hookers...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:40 | 5109252 Razor_Edge
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You can have a mitchelin quality 4 course meal with bouche d'amuse for 4, with the wines for around $500/€350 in le Figuier de Sant Esprit in Antibes, easy peasy. Tell Chef Christian Morrissette I sent ya!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:49 | 5108365 boattrash
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PT, the cash was all honest, above-board, and legit. He was only there to buy a politician, the ONLY reason we still have cash.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:24 | 5109186 zerozulu
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Might be GOLD but lost in translation.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:22 | 5108196 philipat
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More likely a letter from the Chinese asking the Saudis, as their largest custoner, that , please, we would like to pay for our oil in RMB? EUR 250K? Small change, especially outside the US controls in EUR 500 Notes. That's only 500 pieces of paper. I've seen Saudis and UAE Arabs drop that sort of cash on Champagne,, Red Wine, Caviar, Hookers and Blow in NY and the Soiuth of France...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:29 | 5108266 McCormick No. 9
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"It's quite an unusual attack. They were obviously well-informed. It's true that it's quite a rare way of operating."

-Inspector Cleuseau

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:56 | 5109024 ajax
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The Parisian ring road is a bitch: Stand and Deliver! Your money or your life!!" Good old fashioned highwaymen at work.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:56 | 5109020 RafterManFMJ
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I pray to God the precious, productive and kind Saudi Prince, wasn't hurt.  Our prayers go with you, fair prince.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:54 | 5109592 barre-de-rire
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DGSE cleaning the front door...


we dont have thugs in france able to do job quality this way otherwise.



just to let you know, last month, the 36 quai des orfèvres, was stollen, minus 52kg of cocain... they charged a cop, but... likely you understand how deep corruption is in every europ country.

france is certainly the worst. try to get full detail on the story, this is astonishing, 2 trash bag, 52 mother fucking kilos... 3-4stages down, you have to request a key, sign register  for IN & OUT. there is cameras...

this is absolutly insane, the guy will go outside like a niger in ferguson out of the store ?





Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:45 | 5108078 Croesus
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It probably WOULDN'T be a shame if the House of Saud got toppled, as a result of what was found in those "sensitive documents". 

Any guesses? 

Evidence of "Child Trafficking"? 

Evidence of "Drug Trafficking"? 

Evidence of "Crimes Against Humanity"? 

Evidence of "All of The Above"? 

Evidence Linking "All of the Above" to the US Political Machine?  


P.S. - It could be something as simple as the Saudi Royal Household's monthly bill for underaged male prostitutes, so put your thinking-caps on! 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:42 | 5108321 toady
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I'm liking the white slavery angle.

Mmmmmmmmmmmm... white slavery...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:09 | 5108466 ugmug
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what was found in those "sensitive documents". 

Any guesses? 

Panties and bras for when the Saudi Royal Family men all dress up as Allah..

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:01 | 5108705 RaceToTheBottom
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Latest plan on what to do in Syria?

Evidence planted to escalate the downed flight in Ukraine back to the front page?


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:26 | 5109200 zerozulu
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It could be eating BACON or

It could be a sex tape with a french guy.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:00 | 5108136 junction
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A clean, professional job with no one seriously injured and no evidence left behind.  Obviously not the CIA.  Possibly the French SDECE on a special assignment.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:52 | 5108380 desirdavenir
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:00 | 5109044 RafterManFMJ
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I read on Prison Planet, they found Snowden's passport at the scene.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:03 | 5108161 piliage
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The AK's are interesting. Not a very accurate gun, and pretty obvious to carry around Paris/hard to hide. It's almost like trying to absolutely say "This wasn't done by the CIA or Mossad...really..."

Brits and French are also pretty damn good, don't count them out of this one.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:11 | 5108473 toady
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AKs are probably the easiest full-auto weapon to get your hands on. I've actually had some opportunities to get some, and I'm just a guy on the street.

And they can be modified down to a smaller, easier to conceal version.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:08 | 5108742 12ToothAssassin
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When youre less than 10 feet away, accuracy isnt quite the premium you might think.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:53 | 5109003 11b40
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Especially on automatic.....point and spray.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:57 | 5110392 SmittyinLA
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I  "up arrowed" you because I've been offered an AK on the street for less than $500 at least 3X, but I live in LA CA, maybe be different elsewhere

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:05 | 5108453 ZeroPoint
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Details on the drop date of the petrodollar.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:48 | 5108646 lakecity55
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To tell the truth, it was probably the French DGSE.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:52 | 5108995 Ghostdog
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I dont know the answer but fuck him and the camel he rode in on

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:39 | 5108065 firstdivision
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Can anyone account for Julian Assange where abouts when this occured?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:41 | 5108066 Kina
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Snowden with a Kalashnikov.


One thing for certain... you wouldn't attack a SA Prince motorcade for 250k Euros....would be easier targets for that. Makes it interesting then if it were the, image files I wonder?


Watch this space...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:13 | 5108193 ebear
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In the Library

with a Kalashnikov

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:14 | 5108205 piliage
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Turns out they weren't AK's. That makes more sense...but how the hell you confuse an AK with a handgun is a bit odd...

"A police source and Le Parisien daily had said the men were armed with Kalashnikov rifles but an official later clarified to say they were carrying hand guns."


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:58 | 5108388 BrosephStiglitz
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Honestly AKs would be pretty unwieldy for close-quarters stuff.  Harder to get hold of also.  The only reason I could see someone needing them would be for the additional stopping power, or for the "fear" element of having someone stare down the barrel of an assault rifle.

Hand guns make it sound a lot more like spec. ops, or an intelligence service.  Wonder what model they used?

Still cannot rule out a professional stick-up crew, or hired mercs.  There is a lot of money to be had, depending on the nature of the info.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:13 | 5108767 CheapBastard
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It might be hard remembering what gun was pointed at you when you're peeing scared in your robes. The crim lawyer down the block says eyewitness testimony in those types of things (idenitfying guns, peoples faces, etc) is inaccurate about 80% of the time.


I wonder if any of their cars had surveillance video, like cop cars.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:46 | 5108640 lakecity55
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.......and, what do the French know about guns?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:39 | 5108068 dontgoforit
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Got MOSSAD written all over it.  Especially considering the current state of events.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:43 | 5108081 firstdivision
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We have a winner!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:45 | 5108086 laomei
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Yep, the cash was just because... no one cared about the cash.  It was about the documents.  The fact that the car was burned makes it sound like a professional job.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:59 | 5108389 Charles Wilson
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"...Keaton?  Keaton put on the final touch...A little 'Fuck you' from the five of us to the NYPD..."


Usual Suspects

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:06 | 5108459 BrosephStiglitz
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Great movie.  Was thinking of this movie, or Heat.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:45 | 5108087 BrosephStiglitz
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Possibly, or the Iranians.  Saudi and Israel are bizzarely aligned in their interests against Iran.  The 250,000 Euros are most likely grabbed to make it look like a professional theft.

Still, with so many fragile alliances these days it is hard to know who might have done this.  Could have equally of been the Russians, or CIA.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:57 | 5108129 firstdivision
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From a logistics point of view, the 250k Euros doesn't even cover the costs of the job. 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:03 | 5108158 replaceme
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YUUUUP.  The money was just a F.U.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:52 | 5109631 KnuckleDragger-X
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The money was incidental, likely in the same breifcase as the papers. I'd dearly love to know what the papers were....

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:29 | 5109220 eurogold
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MOSSAD ? way !

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:41 | 5108074 LawsofPhysics
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These "attackers" left the prince alive?  Another false flag, move along.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:19 | 5108524 toady
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A chance for an "Archduke Ferdinand" moment was missed.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:45 | 5109934 Farqued Up
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Not only that, even worse, the heavy security detail didn't put up a major battle? This seems staged to me, but by whom I am clueless. I think that it is a possibility that the hijacking was a trumped up scam to give up the docs and claim they had no choice. The intended recipient now has everything and Saudi deniability of letting it out is maintained.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:43 | 5108079 Kina
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Or maybe Russia....making a point, that SA think you are safe making trouble....we can get you anytime...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:46 | 5108083 All is chosen
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Could not have happened to nicer people.


Strikethrough still not showing :(

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:33 | 5108896 espirit
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You have to pay, to play.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:11 | 5110126 All is chosen
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That is no way to speak to Scottish Royalty :0)

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:45 | 5108085 the not so migh...
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Putin  is getting homework material

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:52 | 5108110 fleur de lis
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Putin doesn't have to lift a finger. The schemers are turning on each other.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:48 | 5108094 ...out of space
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good and this is for that mamaboy princ

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:48 | 5108098 Kina
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Documents showing who took down both MH that would be dynamite....can only hope.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:42 | 5108317 SilverIsKing
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So when documents are presented showing it was a specific state that took down MH17, do we believe those documents?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:33 | 5109227 eurogold
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Why haven't the Ukrainians released the air traffic controller Tapes / Docs yet ?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:48 | 5108102 Dr. Engali
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Whoa.... whoa.... whoa.... That's impossible. Paris is a gun free zone. 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:07 | 5108171 GetZeeGold
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There ya go!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:51 | 5108111 sessinpo
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let me guess. It was the zionist mossad at it again.

Some of you are like Charlie Brown trying to kick the football before Lucy pulls it away.


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:00 | 5108148 LasVegasDave
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Since it was a success, I'd say you are probably correct.

Amazing how this tiny, despised group of people gained control of the world.

Or is it, gained cotrol over the minds of mentally defective tin foil hat wearing losers.

Eh, who cares.

Roll Tide...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:28 | 5108259 kito
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you are referring to all jews or the israeli gubbmint when you state "tiny despised group..."?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:15 | 5108489 TheReplacement
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More like the bankers and their political puppets.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:16 | 5108503 Uncle Remus
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That's a trick causality question, ain't it?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:10 | 5109126 LasVegasDave
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all Jews

you get me, fuckwad

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:04 | 5108163 lakecity55
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It appears there is a Zio downvote algo in the software, editors.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:52 | 5108113 Quinvarius
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Based on Obama's record of complete stupidity and back stabbing, I'd say he was either behind it or somehow funded the people that were behind it.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:00 | 5108144 agent default
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Had the Us been in anyway behind it, right now we would be debating the fallout from the huge fiasco this would have been.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:58 | 5108131 22winmag
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Gunmen or freedom fighters?


Freedom fighters or gunmen?


I always ask myself that.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:16 | 5108501 TheReplacement
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They took down a SA convoy with a Prince and secret papers without firing a shot in a major European capital.  They most certainly are not freedom fighters.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:57 | 5108134 IndianaJohn
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My guess; the alphabet cannibal army took an advance on their payday.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:59 | 5108138 smacker
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"Gunmen Attack Saudi Prince In Paris"

Did they speak with "Langley" accents??

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:06 | 5108174 fleur de lis
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Too neat for Langley. They would have left everything in cinders for miles around.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:32 | 5108572 piliage
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Exactly. Would have looked like the opening scene of Team America.



Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:18 | 5110163 fleur de lis
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LOL  I bet that was a real CIA training video for their destructors. 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:20 | 5108231 Kirk2NCC1701
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Haifa accents

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:18 | 5108514 Uncle Remus
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So, fashion accessories?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:59 | 5108142 jmcadg
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Documents about the Saudis shifting away from the petro dollar - that would be dynamite!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:19 | 5108519 Uncle Remus
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Shifty Saudis is nothing new...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:40 | 5108153 lakecity55
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Vlad: "Men, did you get the Bath House blackmail documents?"
Agents: "Da. But the videos are really gross. Don't watch them, boss."
Vlad: "Uh, give me a hint!"
Agents: "OK. These princes and the Bath House, uhh, they do not like the girls. The so-called wife of the Bath House had the biggest dic---"
Vlad: "OK, stop! Just get them back here and put them in the old secret KGB vault. We'll use them later."
Agents: "Can we stop for hand sanitizer at the Chemist?"
Vlad: "Yes, but hurry. Good job, men! This explains the mysterious pictures I get on on my phone of an ass with 'Put it here, Vlad, baby! written in lipstick."

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:03 | 5108160 CHX
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Soit le bienvenu a Paris !

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:07 | 5108172 peterpilot9
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I'm guessing that like most of these kinds of stories, a few days will pass and it will be as if it never happened.  Doom, expecially gloom and fear, requires daily replinishment.  What is the average lifespan of a ZH world events artilce anyway?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:10 | 5108182 kito
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it was greenpeace.......they finally grabbed the blueprints for free energy that are being surpressed by the oil interests............

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:23 | 5108248 sleigher
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Funny for sure, but no way would it ever be Greenpeace doing something like that.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:37 | 5108595 Lostinfortwalton
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Might have been the same people who attacked Greenpeace's ship: the French government.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:11 | 5108191 ThisIsBob
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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:13 | 5108202 demoses
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First of all - who drives around with 250k cash?


/sarc on

If they were armed with Kalashikovs it had to be the ruskies -> USA should now declare war and just bomb Putin

/sarc off


In the last few years the WH usually operates in that manner and just follows the straight logic that suits them :)

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:20 | 5108529 Uncle Remus
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Zimbabwe residents.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:15 | 5108208 orangegeek
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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:34 | 5108281 AdmTirpitz
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Worthless Euros, & a spread sheet on how peak oil was passed long ago.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:07 | 5108462 studfinder
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Word document saying Ghawar is fucked... 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:23 | 5109465 piliage
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Doc with his access codes to his Grindr and NAMBLA accounts?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:39 | 5108299 Bumbu Sauce
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You had me at "Gunmen attack Saudi Prince..."

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:52 | 5108319 tony wilson
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so it is written in the talmud that the jew shall not betray another jew.

the house of saud are jewish so it is written, of a lower class for sure as they are oriental local and brown but that is interpretation.

also facts on the zionist ground.

the saudi  jews in this case are betraying the pink polish type rabbi of tel aviv and washington and new york but mainly the rothschild empire of the shity of london.

these dark skinned saudi folks got off luck teye says the mossad invovled here would usually double tap bullet in head and heart.

that is not torah bora but just modern caananite ways.

the use of russian weapons a nice blame game russian new hitler in joke

mossad mi6 operations what what

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:44 | 5108328 luckystars
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The 250,000 Euros was payment to someone and instructions for the job.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:57 | 5108339 spanish inquisition
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Not tapping the Prince would lead me to think it was done by "friends" as a professional courtesy. The information was needed because good tradable financial leads are getting scarce.

Edit: Interesting.. Most everyone will say the odds favor another government sponsoring the theft. Which means the information was not obtainable through the normal electronic eavedropping/collection channels. Looks like we are returning to some good old fashioned spycraft techniques of typewriters and robberies. I wonder if the documents were a ruse, with the actual information on microfilm in the heel of his shoe.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:02 | 5109689 KnuckleDragger-X
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That's the way it was done in the good old days and everyone loves a classic.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:49 | 5108361 QE49er
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250K?  Isn't that what Bernanke charges for his speeches?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:34 | 5108586 Lostinfortwalton
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Too cheap for Hillary when she pre-sells access to the White House through her speechmaking.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:55 | 5108395 NEOSERF
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My guess is that there were certain docs relating to a new standard of payment for oil which uses a basket of currencies and further erodes the petrodollar monopoly.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:53 | 5108678 vyeung
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I would wonder a similar guess!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:20 | 5108805 Majestic12
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...and I would guess a similar wonder....

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:23 | 5109474 piliage
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Transfer cash accounts and contacts with ISIS is my bet.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:08 | 5108465 Infinite QE
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Docs were the names and locations of the globalists pedophile ring.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:22 | 5108538 tumblemore
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Which Prince? Prince Bandar was running Saudi intelligence from before 9/11 to this April so if it was him then the documents could relate to anything from 9/11 through the Sarin gas attack in Syria through MH17 to Isis.


Given what he knows about the last 20 years of neocon dirty tricks and the possibility of the 28 pages of the 9/11 report being made public - as his name is allegedly mentioned in those 28 pages - there is also the distinct possibility that if the US was going to make those 28 pages public he would be assassinated in advance to stop him implicating the neocons in 9/11.


In which case he himself might want to make it known that certain sensitive documents were out in the wild as personal insurance against getting whacked.


So which Prince?



Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:31 | 5108570 lakecity55
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Man, they have like 8 zillion princes.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:19 | 5108790 Jano
Jano's picture The Saudi prince in question was not immediately identified. u r correct. such things do not happen only so. 8 gunmen with assault rifles and without a single shot they make the coup. I have had a Saudi prince at an exhibition in Belgium, he was accompanied by a crew of 20 people, 10 of them have been security.

it was not Bandar, nut the other one, who took the british bribe of 800M usd for tornados.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:34 | 5108585 SickDollar
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this smells and feels like and old DRS Trick (classic) (DRS is the French equvalent to CIA in the US)


Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:04 | 5108709 tony wilson
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i like your miss direction

the avatar single masonic all seeing eye not so much

eye say fuck you isaac of the talmud

and piss off back to saturn

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:19 | 5108799 Majestic12
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Cheers, TW!  [milk spraying out nose, peeing pants, falling down]... :)

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:37 | 5108596 esum
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they were all speaking hebrew but no one knows where they came from.... stay tuned for developments... 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:46 | 5108642 Lostinfortwalton
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Were the documents in a diplomatic bag? Was the money in the diplomatic bag also? Seems small change for the Saudis.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:13 | 5108768 Majestic12
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"diplomatic bag"?  Who does that...who carries "documents" around anyway...haven't these Trillionaires heard of USB sticks?  They come shaped like little scimitars....

How much does a "diplomatic bag" go for these days?  It's a full ounce, isn't it?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:52 | 5108666 q99x2
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Low budget movie shoot. You can't take someone out of the sand and make them into a prince. Not even a queen can do that.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:09 | 5108745 Majestic12
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He's a "fiat" Prince....simply pulled out of the ass of the defunct Ottoman "Empire".....sound familiar?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:52 | 5108667 falak pema
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Those guys were looking for the girl that the Saudi prince had bought in a Sotheby's auction. Like a real life Mona Lisa; paid in hot money.

They got her back and she became an "important document" for the press.

Hows that for media coverage?

I prefer the rape of the Sabine version to some dumb document that the NSA already has scanned and photo shopped. 

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:53 | 5108676 JohninMK
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It might help if the released the name of the prince.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:16 | 5108785 Majestic12
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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:54 | 5108679 vyeung
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The money is simply irrelevant. Snack money for the big boyz!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:01 | 5108707 Overdrawn
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Sensitive documents!  Probably his receipts from Bargain Booze and phone numbers of hookers.


Anyway, I think Professor Plumb done it.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:05 | 5108722 Majestic12
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"making off with 250,000 euros in cash..."   What the article doesn't reveal is that when the attackers burst into the vehicle, the Saudi Prince immediately said "your much?...yes, all.."  Now I don't believe in stereotypes, when monotypes are just as good...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:17 | 5108791 Ban KKiller
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The answers to Sunday's upcoming crossword puzzle, all in code. Heist was by the junior arm of the Montana militia funded by Dick Cheney's attorneys. SA is a shithole of fascist olicarchs who rob from the poor and enrich their own pockets. There, now all clear.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:21 | 5108803 Jano
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Porosenko kind of news.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:42 | 5109257 XitSam
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Where was the jet headed?  What is the prince's name? What is his job? What position in the royal family? Did he go ahead and fly out of Paris immediately?  Why was his name not made public?  Is this a normal amount of cash for him to carry?  How many cars in his motorcade?  How many people in the motorcade? How many bodyguards?  How did the gunmen stop the motorcade? Were the escape cars together when burned? Exactly where burned? etc...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:46 | 5109280 Youri Carma
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This is defenitely a case for Mr. Sherlock Holmes.

“Sensitive Documents” have been stolen, Holmes must find out whodunnit.

Sherlock Holmes – The Second Stain

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:34 | 5109536 HDaryl
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Want docs, make it look like a robbery.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:26 | 5110211 MansaMusa
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Bush did it, lol

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