Who wants to bet that the Bush Administration puts a bit more pressure on Saudi rulers in the next few years, despite Michael Moore’s insistance of their handholding? Once the oil has been legally secured and contracted out in Iraq and its borders secured, the kid gloves may just come off and an unedited critque of Saudi Wahhabism may take place. I think the reason that tthe US did not attempt a regime change in SA is because of the simple fact…there is no one who can run the country. Iraqis, under Saddam, were much more secular and better educated than their neighbors, and much more capable of running the infrastructure. The men in SA, if they go to college at all, mostly study Wahhabist Islam, which makes them qualified for…uhm…let me get back to you on that.
NEW REPORT ON SAUDI GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS IN U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 2005- Freedom House