Shamal's role expands as Riyadh and Washington's go-between
Shamal Investment has been active since the 2000s but it is increasingly centre-stage these days, thanks to its owner Faisal bin Farhan's relationship with the Salman clan. [...]
In 2014, Lockheed Martin was the biggest defence company in the world. It is in security, aerospace and aeronautics. Lockheed Martin is the manufacturer of the latest US fighter jets, the F-22 and the F-35.
He is not yet 40 but Canadian-Israeli serial entrepreneur Stephen Arbib is fast building a small empire in military services and cyber-intelligence, serving clients that include Harvey Weinstein. Arbib's recent successes come hot on the heels of his pioneering work in marketing medical cannabis in Canada. [...]