Saudi Royals Mask a Jihad Agenda

[New York Sun] Youssef Ibrahim - Keeping Saudi Arabia's royal family safe from radical Islamists is the West's strategic concern and delusion. The only intelligent question for America about Saudi Arabia is: Should we deal with the royals of the house of Saud or go directly to their bearded, Kalashnikov-toting Osama bin Laden-loving followers? For half a century, the West has preferred to believe that its choice in Saudi Arabia is the moderate, friendly Saudi royal family or the wild-eyed, sandal-clad zombies of jihad, disregarding the seamless relationship between the two.

2007-04-26 01:00:00

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