Saudi king ‘repeatedly requested’ US attack Iran: WikiLeaks

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    abu afak ALLAH SNACKBAR!

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    So much for "another war for Israel"

    Saudi king ‘repeatedly requested’ US attack Iran: WikiLeaks documents
    By David Edwards
    Nov 28th, 2010

     
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    Kuwaiti strategist: Israel should strike Iran
    Mar 9, 2008
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    Indeed we should cut them at the knees and take care of the problem. But we arent that way.
    If NATO does it on their own without the US, then I'm more than sure we'd get involved.
     
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    Ain't it grand?

    A theocratic monarchy asks a secular nation to attack another theocratic state. And both from the same religion no less.

    :lol:
     
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    Thier concern is caused by the fact that thier entire poltical leadership is in Riyhad, a city with zero religous significance.

    One quick nuke could destroy riyhad, destroying the saudi monarchy. At that point the two holiest cities in islam, mecca and medina, become uncontrolled politically. Into that vacuum I wonder which state would profit most?

    After Jerusalem, Qom is one of the holiest cities in islam, and guess where that is?

    The end of Saudi Control of Mecca and Medina would start an Islamic power struggle the world hasn't seen since the Ottomans.
     
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    And now they are in a Proxy War in Syria.
    Not the first, several smaller things have been percolating like Yemen and within 'Arab Spring'.
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