This likely explains the coup being attempted a couple weeks ago. As previously discussed, it will be interesting to see if the coup leaders become Iranian friendly because the Persians are somehow involved or because the Saudis, who have been tired of the U.S. for years now, seek to unite the Middle East. Worst-case ‘conspiracy’ scenario: He has been poisoned. Either way, the outcome likely won’t be good for America.
Saudi King Salman, said to suffer from dementia, was hospitalized after “he went crazy” and attempted to injure himself, sources said.
Arabic-language al-Ahd news agency reported on Oct. 8 that the 79-year-old Salman was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) section of King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. Sources said Salman had to be restrained and placed under heavy sedation.
“The king is not in a stable condition and in reality the son of the king is ruling the kingdom,” the prince said. “So four or possibly five of my uncles will meet soon to discuss the letters. They are making a plan with a lot of nephews and that will open the door. A lot of the second generation is very anxious.”
“The public are also pushing this very hard, all kinds of people, tribal leaders,” the prince added. “They say you have to do this or the country will go to disaster.”
Full article: Saudi King Salman hospitalized after erratic behavior (World Tribune)