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"A richly documented indictment of power and corruption." —Kirkus Reviews
Through diligent research, Seth Abramson exposes a story that U.S. media has largely missed: a pre-election geopolitical conspiracy involving Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Israel, and Russia that sought to put Trump in the White House—and succeeded.
In late 2015, convicted pedophile, international dealmaker, and cooperating witness in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation George Nader convened a secret meeting aboard a massive luxury yacht in the Red Sea. Nader pitched Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and other Middle Eastern leaders a plan for a new pro-U.S., pro-Israel alliance of Arab nations that would fundamentally alter the geopolitics of the Middle East while marginalizing Iran, Qatar, and Turkey. To succeed, the plan would need a highly placed American politician willing to drop sanctions on Russia so that Vladimir Putin would in turn agree to end his support for Iran. They agreed the perfect American partner was Donald Trump, who had benefited immensely from his Saudi, Emirati, and Russian dealings for many years, and who, in 2015, became the only U.S. presidential candidate to argue for a unilateral end to Russian sanctions and a far more hostile approach to Iran.
So begins New York Times bestselling author Seth Abramson’s explosive new book Proof of Conspiracy: How Trump's International Collusion Threatens American Democracy, a story of international intrigue whose massive cast of characters includes Israeli intelligence operatives, Russian oligarchs, Saudi death squads, American mercenary companies, Trump’s innermost circle, and several members of the Trump family as well as Trump himself—all part of a clandestine multinational narrative that takes us from Washington, D.C. and Moscow to the Middle Eastern capitals of Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Jerusalem, Cairo, Tehran, and Doha. Proof of Conspiracy is a chilling and unforgettable depiction of the dangers America and the world now face.
CNN analyst Abramson's muddled follow-up to Proof of Collusion alleges a "Red Sea Conspiracy" hatched in 2015 by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates and then Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia. Their plan, according to Abramson, was to illicitly help Donald Trump's presidential campaign in order to gain his support for a "grand bargain" that would end U.S. sanctions on Russia in exchange for Vladimir Putin's help in evicting Iran from Syria, pave the way for dozens of new Saudi and Emirati nuclear plants, and forge an anti-Iranian, pro-Israeli military alliance among Sunni Arab nations. Abramson's talk of quid-pro-quo is unconvincing since the "bargain" to end sanctions never materialized and the only specific election meddling he identifies is an unproven theory that the UAE funded pro-Trump social media operations. His disorganized, repetitive, almost unreadable narrative instead traces labyrinths of murky "ties," meetings, and business deals that add up only to nebulous insinuations. Buried beneath the avalanche of conjecture are Abramson's serious criticisms of Trump's foreign policy, including his support of the Saudi regime's brutal war in Yemen. The result is a confused proof of nothing that obscures more than it reveals.
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Proof of Conspiracy
Cheers to an author who is looking out for America- no matter how exhausting it is. Highly recommend.
Proof of Conspiracy
I expect this will be every bit as detailed and thoroughly researched as Proof of Collusion.
Seth did his research.
Seth Abramson lays out collusion and soon conspiracy in a well-documented manner with footnotes linking to direct sources. You’d have to be a fool to read this book and still buy into the lies of “no collusion.” His work makes the case and reasoning for why the president needs to be removed. Great reads.