The American Conservative’s Daniel Larison tells readers, “The current Saudi leadership is proving itself to be both irresponsible and incompetent, and the U.S. is foolish to continue supporting it in its reckless behavior.”
I would like America to cease importing oil from the Saudis and the other Sunni Middle East “gangster” countries. America’s goal should be an end to all economic activity with the Saudis and total withdrawal from the Middle East. Let the Sunnis and the Shia fight their own civil war to the death. Americans must consider that neither America nor Russia has any common national interest with any of the countries of the Muslim world. It is the radical Islamic world that poses the primary security risk to us both. It is unclear to me why there has not been serious discussion between the U.S. and Russia regarding a long-term joint collaboration against this growing menace. (Read more on this in The Distortion of Russia from Philip Giraldi at The American Conservative)
More here on the current state of affairs in Saudi, including the take of Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group.
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