Skip to comments.Report: Saudi Royals May Have Financed Militants (Royal Family Financed 9/11 Terrorists) - Audio
Posted on 06/24/2009 5:04:09 PM PDT by balls
All Things Considered, June 24, 2009 · Documents obtained by The New York Times suggest members of the Saudi royal family may have provided financial support to extremists, including al-Qaida, in the run-up to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The documents are part of an ongoing legal effort by Sept. 11 families to hold Saudi Arabia and the royal family accountable for the attacks. New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau offers his insight.
(Audio at NPR link, above)
Of course they have. They’re Wahabbis.
I don’t expect many here will be suprised.
One of the very first acts of our new president was to prostrate himself before the head of the Saudi royal family.
We are so F***ed! Thank you Dems, Libs and RINOs.
We are indeed.
I thought this was common knowledge.
Justice department knew about this and ordered documents destroyed! Whose side is our government on for f**k’s sake!!!! Listen to the audio. It’s shocking.
THey have funded the dreadful madrassas for years,,training ground for hate of the west and Jihad. To deflect attention from them to an outside enemy.
All Osama bin Laden was, was a middleman between operational units and the money-men in the Golden Chain.
As long as the money men exist, their financing can create an ENDLESS number of terrorist groups. Cut out the funding, and al Queda withers.
Take a look at my post #9.
The Saudi money-men finance the radical imams, they finance the madrassahs that allow the imams to indoctrinate young people, and they finance the jihadis that the madrassahs turn out.
It’s been speculation for a long time. The hard evidence has only recently been leaked to lawyer’s of 9/11 victim’s families.
Interesting,,Saudis have enjoyed good relationships with Bush, now Obama. It just blows my mind.
Recall that useless president George Bush whisked the bin Laden family away to safety at tax payer expense right after 9/11. This is not conspiracy theory, it’s proven fact!
To get an accurate picture of the matter, read “The Looming Tower”.
They also funded Obama’s election. They were involved in TWA flight 800, and Oklahoma City.
Our government isn’t ours any more.
And our President bowed to them when he should have kicked them in the nuts. Maybe justice will be served one day, if not here, then after death no doubt.
I’ve stolen your last line.
Not I. If we really want to fight a “war on terrorism” it should start with the saudi royal family.
specially with a closet muslim who is gradually coming out into the open.....hell of a conclusion to the G7 and the late great US of A
I have that picture with a bucket of KFC on the floor.
Here’s the NYT article in the NPR story:
Note: Millitants (NPR) = Extremists (NYT) = F**king Terrorists (Americans)
Depressing, isn’t it.
NPR is your source? Seriously?
Why would the Saudis want to attack when they’ve been our allies since 1935? What was in it for them?
house of saud or al quaeda, they are all the same beneath their dresses.
Justice Dept. Backs Saudi Royal Family on 9/11 Lawsuit The New York Times ^ | 29 May 2009 | ERIC LICHTBLAU
Posted on Saturday, May 30, 2009 2:14:06 PM by BGHater
The Obama administration is supporting efforts by the Saudi royal family to defeat a long-running lawsuit seeking to hold it liable for the Sept.11, 2001, attacks.
The Justice Department, in a brief filed Friday before the Supreme Court, said it did not believe the Saudis could be sued in American court over accusations brought by families of the Sept. 11 victims that the royal family had helped finance Al Qaeda.The department said it saw no need for the court to review lower court rulings that found in the Saudis favor in throwing out the lawsuit.
The governments position comes less than a week before President Obama is scheduled to meet in Saudi Arabia with King Abdullah as part of a trip to the Middle East and Europe intended to reach out to the Muslim world.
Drill here. Nuke there.
Where is the private army hunting Saudi ass?
The Saudis have a reputation for being generous to their friends. Let's just leave it at that.
In an era where it costs hundreds of millions of dollars to buy a squadron of F-16s, some have realized that buying people is cheaper than buying hardware.
Now we know the reason our presidents do not want to drill here and bet on energy sources that cannot possibly make us independent of Saudis!!!
More than one...
So where does this leave our bowing and ring kissing POS TOTUS?
Oh my gosh, didn't uhbama just tell the fake Saudi self proclaimed royal family (and all of its various off shoots) that HE, the GREAT AMERICA NARCISSIST and President of the LIBERALS only (after all, he said HE WON! so STFU every 49% of you who did not vote for this charletan) has ordered his attorney general to NOT ALLOW the families left over from the DEAD from nine eleven to SUE the SAUDI FAKE ROYALS????
Sorry if this does not make sense, I am just listening to Mark Levin here in Indy (plays at nine pm here) play the voice of an Iranian woman crying out for American help...talks of the massacre that is going on over there today. I HATE UHBAMA and ALL LIBERALS WHO THINK AND ACT LIKE HE DOES....I HATE THEM!
This cuts across party political lines at the highest levels of our government, regardless of whose in the White House. It would be interesting to hear what DUers have to say about this. I suspect they are so cynical that they would just shrug.
Your statement is not correct. The Golden Chain was a Bin Laden creation at approximately the same time that the Al Qaeda was formed at Khost, Afghanistan, in August 1988. It was to be used to finance his operation and its collectors were himself, Wael Julaidan, and Battargee, and his brother in law Jamaal Khalifa served as bagman. The men to be touched were known to him and to his family.
and neither is our network TV !!!
I don’t doubt it, but then again the nyt is completely untrustworthy.
How about we give them 1 Bush, 1 Carter, 1 Hussein, and 2 bonus Clintons in exchange for our oil and defense costs refunded?
OK, we'll add in another Bush, but that's my final offer.
Otherwise, we just kill every Wahhabist we find, feed their corpses to pigs, burn every Koran on Earth, and just flat out take your oil, wiping your repulsive cult from the memory of man.
They should eat it up. It is by their liberal mouthpiece, NPR.
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
And never forget
Works for me.
Although Bozo is more blatant about it, being a muslim, Bush had ties to the Saudis and kissed their a**es regularly. Remember to thank that particular RINO and the GOP for not fielding better candidates. They are all in cahoots. Don't forget Bush and the bailout during the election. All painted with the same brush and the paint used is called tyranny.
My statement was "All Osama bin Laden was, was a middleman between operational units and the money-men in the Golden Chain".
Are you asserting that Osama has the ability to issue orders to the money men, who operate at the highest levels of Middle Eastern society? I don't think so.
The Golden Chain operates as the venture capital group to Osama's start-up, al Queda. In order to receive funding, he needs to convince them that his operational ideas are sound, and will accomplish the objectives that the money men may desire.
The money men were comfortable dealing with Osama because he was one of them, a son of the wealthy and connected bin Laden family. His tour of duty in Afghanistan made him accepted among the operational people he had met. He was thus an acceptable conduit for the money, making sure that it went to people who would actually do things, rather than stash it away in bank accounts.
But he's in a subordinate relationship to the money men, without whose funding al Queda dries up. He may have had a hand in getting them together in a group, but he does not issue orders to its members.
My former tagline was:
“A people unwilling to use extreme violent force to preserve their liberty deserves the tyrant that rules them “ SP
The Golden Chain, created in 1988, was basically closed down with the discovery of Al Qaeda material in the Bosanska Idealna charity office in Sarajevo prior to 9/11. In fact, the Chain was basically out of business when Al Qaeda called a meeting of allies that met at a Paris Hotel in 1995 at which Bin Laden principles begged for funds.
The publication of the Golden Chain memorandum scared the hell out of the Bin Mahfouz, Rajhi, Amoudi and other wealthy families. Then, the United States sent treasury officials to confer with the Saudis, and though the royals did nothing obvious to attack support for Islamist mujahideen, they warned the names listed on the Chain that the US would monitor their banking activity forever. Most Gulf plutocrats who admitted privately that they had supported the Bin Laden effort in the Balkans, Chechnya and Tajikistan, had already ended their support following the destruction of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Next, the trial transcript on the embassy bombers was available online and circultated widely in Saudi Arabia, and the information provided also scared friends of Bin Laden. It was another indication that it was very dangerous to support Bin Laden and the other Islamists. And so it remains to this day. E.g., a minor Saudi prince disappeared earlier this year; he was rumored to have funded the Al Qaeda in Iraq.
That’s also a gem. I too believe that nations get the government they deserve.
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