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originally posted by: Vector99
a reply to: enlightenedservant
Please re-read the entire article. They're threatening to sell off their assets here before they get frozen. It's not just Treasury bonds.
I read it. If it's NOT treasury bonds it's just business as usual. Saudi can sell all of the US businesses they want. Someone will buy them. Saudi owns about hmmm ZERO in US treasury bonds. You know, the things that China and Japan own trillions of. Saudi has absolutely zero influence in global markets other than oil. And guess what, they aren't the big boys in that aspect they used to be either.
the sentiment is not against Saudi Arabia
Yes it is.
originally posted by: Deny Arrogance
a reply to: StallionDuck
You should educate yourself before labelling others as ignorant.
All of the groups I listed have clearly stated their main goal is the caliphate.
You might want to start your apocalyptic islam education with this article from the Atlantic.
What ISIS Really Wants
Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.