Skip to comments.Saudis Feel Unfairly Tarred With a Terrorist Brush
Posted on 01/17/2002 12:20:19 PM PST by Pokey78Edited on 09/03/2002 4:49:50 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
They believe that U.S. policy, not the kingdom's religion-based society, is to blame for fostering extremism that led to the Sept. 11 attacks.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Sheik Mohammed bin Jubeir sat comfortably on a silk-covered couch in his gold-trimmed robe and reflected on the pain Saudi Arabia has endured. Victim is the word he used. The oil-rich desert kingdom is a victim.
"I would like to assure you," Bin Jubeir said, "Saudi Arabia has been a victim. No society in the world is a perfect society. There must be negatives in each society."
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Admittedly, this article was written by a rival gangster who was cut out of his share of the loot.
That would not be Conservative in Switzerland, which has a long tradition of popular, grass-roots involvement. That is certainly not the tradition in the Near East.
Do you have one shred of evidence that that is a Saudi practice? I think that you are confusing countries.
What I cannot understand is the hostility towards a friendly Government. The conservative thing for Americans has always been to treat those with respect, who treat us with respect--and never, ever meddle in their internal affairs.
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They bought and paid for the Taliban, and 18 of the 19 9-11 hijackers were Saudi.
They are our enemy.
The best thing we could do is to eliminate the House of Saud by any necessary means and let Standard Oil run what's left.