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Saudis Warn the West: We Won´t
Forget Your Stance on Egypt

Cybercast News Service, by Patrick Goodenough

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Posted By:mitzi, 8/20/2013 12:52:13 PM

In a blunt warning to countries critical of the Egyptian military crackdown and considering suspending aid, longstanding U.S. ally Saudi Arabia suggested that the decisions they make now will have long-term consequences for their relationships in the Arab and Muslim world. Saudi Arabia has led the way in supporting the Egyptian military’s actions, first in removing the Muslim Brotherhood administration early last month and in its subsequent steps against supporters of the ousted Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi.

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Down a few paragraphs, a State Dept spokesperson was quoted yesterday about U.S. aid to Egypt "And that review is ongoing.” Didn´t I read this morning that Obama unilaterally cut aid? What´s the deal here?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/20/2013 1:03:41 PM     (No. 9482749)

It is time to bring John Bolton into the program and get on with the show!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 8/20/2013 1:10:48 PM     (No. 9482757)

Selecting John Bolton to be Secretary of State would go a long way toward restoring America after the disastrous Obama administration.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/20/2013 1:13:16 PM     (No. 9482765)

The repercussion should be to send obama back to Kenya to live with his alleged brother.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/20/2013 1:37:59 PM     (No. 9482795)

The (small) percentage of the U.S. population that is aware of this situation cannot square U.S. interests in the region with what the Obama administration is, or is not, doing.

What is clear to all of us, and to countries in the ME (especially Israel) is that the U.S. government is supporting the MB. Why might this be?

Perhaps because the upper echelons of our government are populated with Muslim lovers like Obama, Jarrett, and, previously, Hillary Clinton and Huma Mahmood Abedin. The U.S. also has a very expensive presence with our fleet and other facilities in Qatar.

We, as a nation, are going to pay a very heavy price for the foreign policy agenda of Obama and the other Alinskyites...and for the laughingstock buffoon, Kerry, who is our current SoS.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/20/2013 1:50:15 PM     (No. 9482815)

While obstensibly the Saudis seem to have been friendly towards us more often than not...

I can´t wait until a conservative U.S. Gummint is able finally to say to them...

"Go frack yourselves!!"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/20/2013 1:52:51 PM     (No. 9482818)

Sorry... "ostensibly" probably it is...
comes from listening to Rush and other things whilst reading and posting here...

And in school I was a perfect speller...
year after year... Tsk Tsk...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NYBruin, 8/20/2013 1:58:39 PM     (No. 9482827)

I guess they HAVE forgotten about Operation Desert Storm. . .

Ingrates!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/20/2013 2:03:02 PM     (No. 9482832)

Whatever your take on this, Egypt will prove to be the biggest U.S. foreign policy disaster since Iran. Unlike that idiot Carter, this one is intentional.

It´s amazing how one insignificant, pathetic, effete metrosexual has been allowed to bring down a country.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 8/20/2013 2:17:42 PM     (No. 9482846)

That dog don´t hunt #7...the Saudis provided basing for the tens of thousands of US troops and paid $40billion of the $60billion cost for Desert Storm...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/20/2013 2:29:36 PM     (No. 9482855)

I have read that as much as $100,000,000 came into the Obama campaign from the Middle East in untraceable pre-paid credit cards.

I bet they wish they had their money back now!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: horacer, 8/20/2013 2:59:43 PM     (No. 9482887)

Saud al-Faisal is well respected in the region. He and Dick Cheney are fairly close. I wonder what the odds are of Obama reaching out to Cheney for help.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/20/2013 3:27:29 PM     (No. 9482930)

Correct, #9. Saudi assisted and the "war" was primarily fought in Kuwait, and Israel (if I recall correctly). Saudi has been a strong ally for ages.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FormerDem, 8/20/2013 3:39:57 PM     (No. 9482952)

Hm, if Israel and Saudi Arabia agree about something, then my bet is on that position being the correct one. And the Coptic Pope too. Yes, that is the group I am with. Israel, Coptic Pope, Saudi Arabia. Not Hillary. Besides which El Sisi cares more than hillary does about the burnt churches. what a world. Obama is building peace by arrraying all the powers of the Middle East on one side, which we are not on.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LadyVet, 8/20/2013 4:05:14 PM     (No. 9482998)

Obama is an unmitigated disaster of a president if he loses Saudi Arabia and Egypt as an ally. That list of losses is growing. He´ll figure ways to insult the Japanese and Taiwan next.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: InOhio, 8/20/2013 4:06:42 PM     (No. 9482999)

Sounds as tho he is still trying to prop up the MB, who I suspect are very near and dear to his heart.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: shamus, 8/20/2013 4:10:07 PM     (No. 9483003)

We won´t forget that the Saudis sponsored 9/11.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Fledrmaus, 8/20/2013 4:19:25 PM     (No. 9483018)

Nice going, Obama! Now even Saudi Arabia is kicking your butt! By the time he leaves office, his brother´s village in Kenya might be the only place in the Muslim world where he isn´t being burned in effigy.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Stoli, 8/20/2013 4:44:52 PM     (No. 9483049)

Maybe he can impress the Saudis of his peaceful intentions by showing them his Nobel Peace Prize?!?

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