Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Did Saudi Arabia Just Announce Its Intention To Invade Syria And Iraq?

by Ed Butt

If you didn't know already that Saudi Arabia and Qatar, Washington’s closest allies in the Middle East, have, along with the USA, been funding, arming, and supporting Sunni extremists (including ISIS and Al Qaeda) that are acting as US proxies in the bid to depose President Assad in Syria, you just haven't been reading alternative news sites. And if you have been relying on mainstream media for information, you don't have a clue what is going on. The Saudis have been working to destabilize Syria, the Shi'ite government of Iraq and other Shia and secular Muslim dominated regimes, including Iran, for years.

The massacre at San Bernardino, California, focused attention on the role Saudi Arabia plays in radicalising young Muslims and promoting extremism.

The fact that Tashfeen Malik, one of the San Bernadiono terrorists, spent 25 years in Saudi Arabia living with a father who, according to family members adopted an increasingly hardline ideology as time went on (Reuters), underscores the fact that the puritanical, ultra orthodox belief system promoted by the Saudis is poisonous. That’s not a critique of Islam. It’s a critique of Wahhabism and the effect it has on the minds of those who are inculcated by Saudi culture.

Charles Kenny lays out the case in "Saudi Arabia Is Underwriting Terrorism. Let’s Start Making It Pay."

Kenny writes:

For years since 9/11, U.S. and Western officials have mostly looked the other way at all this ideological support for extremism: Saudi oil was just too important to the global economy, even though many of these Saudi petro-dollars were underwriting repression at home and the growth of Salafist fundamentalism abroad.

This support for radicalism abroad should come as little surprise given that Islamic State is an ideological cousin of Saudi Arabia’s own state-sponsored extremist Wahhabi sect—which the country has spent more than $10 billion to promote worldwide through charitable organizations like the World Assembly of Muslim Youth. The country will continue to export extremism as long as it practices the same policies at home.

Kamel Daoud, in an article for The New York Times "Saudi Arabia: An ISIS That Has Made It",writes:

Black Daesh, white Daesh. The former slits throats, kills, stones, cuts off hands, destroys humanity’s common heritage and despises archaeology, women and non-Muslims. The latter is better dressed and neater but does the same things. The Islamic State; Saudi Arabia. In its struggle against terrorism, the West wages war on one, but shakes hands with the other. This is a mechanism of denial, and denial has a price: preserving the famous strategic alliance with Saudi Arabia at the risk of forgetting that the kingdom also relies on an alliance with a religious clergy that produces, legitimizes, spreads, preaches and defends Wahhabism, the ultra-puritanical form of Islam that Daesh feeds on.

Yes that made it in New York, and if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere as they saying goes.

Now ponder a very recent and unintentionally ironic headline from Reuters: "Saudi Arabia announces 34-state Islamic military alliance against terrorism"

That's right ladies and gentlemen, you need no longer fear attacks from Sunni extremists outside the USA, because your government, led by the Saudi puppet Barack Hussein Obama (the clue was always in the name) has invited Sunni extremists into your country and they are in the streets of your towns and cities now.
But it gets better. Much better.

Countries with Sunni Muslim dominated regimes have decided on the formation of a military alliance led by Saudi Arabia to fight terrorism, with a joint operations center based in Riyadh to coordinate and support military operations, a statement issued yesterday by state-run SPA said.

The countries involved of course include Turkey and Qatar. Qatar is a well known sponsor of extremist groups battling in Syria. And Turkey has recently outed itself as a sponsor of ISIS by reacting violently to Russia's boming road convoys transporting oil from ISIS territory to Turkey and weapons from Turkey through Syria to ISIS.

MAIN TAGS: Terror >> Islam >> Syria >> War
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