Skip to comments.Jihadi Recruitment in Riyadh Revives Saudi Arabia's Greatest Fear
Posted on 06/16/2014 8:24:22 AM PDT by Rusty0604
The al-Qaeda breakaway group that has captured Iraq's biggest northern city is on a recruitment drive in Saudi Arabia.
The evidence showed up last month in Riyadh, where drivers woke up to find leaflets stuffed into the handles of their car doors and in their windshields. They were promoting the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, which has grabbed the world's attention by seizing parts of northern Iraq. The militant group is also using social media, such as Twitter and YouTube, to recruit young Saudi men.
ISIL, known as Da'esh in Arabic, has "territorial ambitions and is far more difficult to deal with than al-Qaeda," Mustafa Alani, an analyst at the Geneva-based Gulf Research Center, said in a telephone interview. "These people are able to hold ground, they have army-like units, and they conduct terrorist attacks."
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The Saudis have been funding and spreading wahhabism. But it is only a matter of time before the beast eats the man who feeds it.
Sounds like Saudi Arabia ought to be going into Iraq to take care of things. I, for one, am not willing to go back into Iraq as long as Obama is president, or any other Democrat, for that matter. And I’d have to think long and hard before supporting going back in even if we had a real man for president, because doing it right would require doing some really politically difficult things that Congress would not support.
exactly. The odious house of saud has been stirring this caldron from generations Let all the toxins that lurk in the mud hatch out.
But...but, their oil!
Now it is out of control and threatens the entire region and a major source of Europe's oil supply.
A part of me wants to see the oil rich sheiks running for their lives.
On the other hand:
(1) Oil would probably go to $200 a barrel.
(2) There would be a severe recession.
(3) And, directly or indirectly, American and European oil purchases will fund new terrorist governments who wish to destroy Israel and the Western nations.
Iran has already entered the game on the shia side, how long before Saudi pushes back against Iran?
The Saudí monarchy is sunni but they have a substantial shia minority. Coincidentally the shia area is where the oil is, so the monarchy has no motivation to start redrawing the map.
When that happens I think I’ll go out in my backyard and shoot what ever rifle I may or may not own in to the ground many times to celebrate the fall of the house of freaken saud.