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Most foreign insurgents in Iraq are Saudis: report

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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 12:04 PM
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Most foreign insurgents in Iraq are Saudis: report


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WASHINGTON (AFP) - Most foreign fighters and suicide bombers in Iraq come from Saudi Arabia, despite attempts by US officials to portray Syria and Iran as the main culprits of violence, a US newspaper reported Sunday.

Citing an unnamed senior US military officer and Iraqi lawmakers, the Los Angeles Times newspaper said about 45 percent of all foreign militants targeting US troops and Iraqi security forces were from Saudi Arabia, 15 percent from Syria and Lebanon, and 10 per
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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 12:04 PM
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Surprise surprise. No doubt the Bush and company have been beating the ar drums over Iran and Syria, yet, most of the insurgents are from our staunch ally the Saudi's. This really highlights the danger that lurks in Saudi Arabia. The monarchy is corrupt and not well liked. They buy off opposition and have done so for some time. However, one spark in the powder room and we will have another Iran cica 1979-80. The house of Saud will fall faster than any could imagine

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Edit: come to think of it. How many of the 911 hijackers were of Saudi nationality??????



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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 12:11 PM
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Theres already a thread on this


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posted on Jul, 16 2007 @ 12:20 PM
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Saudi is also the land where the majority of the 9-11 pilots who
commandeered the commercial jets
and the 3 hijackers who helped secure each hijacked jet came from.


the afghanistan taliban & AQ might have been parts of the correct target for a War-On-Terrorism...
but the WOT has completely missed the other culprit & breeding ground
of terrorism/Jihad/militant fundamentalism....Saudi Arabia
which has 2 of the Islamic Holy sites


Iran, Iraq, are expensive (in terms of lives then monies) diversions



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