23 April 2021 — Consortium News
Senior figures in the British establishment have secretly served as “privy councillors” to a highly repressive dictatorship in the Gulf state of Oman, Phil Miller reports.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. (CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons)
By Phil Miller
The repressive ruler of a close U.K. ally in the Gulf secretly received decades of advice on security, foreign and economic policy from a group of privy councillors who were drawn almost exclusively from the British establishment, it has emerged.