A New Approach to the Middle East

(Weekly Standard) William Kristol - It is time for the United States to rethink its relationship with Riyadh. In addition to the September 11 attackers, a large proportion--perhaps as high as 80 percent, according to some reports--of the "detainees" taken from Afghanistan to Guantanamo Bay are Saudis. We are now at war--at war with terror and its sponsor, radical Islam. And in this war, the Saudi regime is more part of the problem than part of the solution. (Testimony of May 22, 2002, before the House Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia)

2002-05-24 00:00:00

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