Some Reformers Trying In Saudi Arabia

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    There are reasons to consider the Sauds the enemy of freedom. It's quite a long article, but one that reminds me of why the NY Times did have a good reputation at one time:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/09/international/middleeast/09saudi.html?pagewanted=4&th&emc=th

     
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    It's been my belief all along that not a single nation in the middle east wants democracy to succeed in Iraq. Given the fact that every nation in the region is a dictatorship of some sort, they fear a successful democracy in their midst. Because if Iraq succeeds, then the days of princes, dictators and theocrats are numbered.
     
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    Which was one of the reasons for the thinking behind the 'flypaper' stategy. In many cases these foreign fighters are being sent by the leaders.
     

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