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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 10:53 AM

1. Someone is doing a professional job of rousing all the region's Sunnis against Shi'ia regimes,

even those the U.S. put in place.

Who could possibly want such a thing, and have the resources and experience to pull it off? http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Yemen_US_backing_masks_Saudi_covert_ops_999.html

Few outside (the region) appreciate the extent to which oil-rich Saudi Arabia has been able over the years to influence, even dominate, events in its troublesome and impoverished neighbor that lies at the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula.

The kingdom's principal intelligence services, the General Security Service, the internal security agency run by the Interior Ministry, and the General Intelligence Presidency, the external spy service headed by Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz, have been operating in Yemen for years through unrivaled networks.

But the GSS's counter-terrorism unit headed by Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, son of the late interior minister, Crown Prince Nayef, who died in June,

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