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leesa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-13-06 08:03 AM
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101. Puts a different spin on things when the country we are invading is our
third largest creditor though, doesn't it? We are quite screwn.
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  -Saudi Ambassador Abruptly Resigns, Leaves Washington rodeodance  Dec-12-06 08:03 AM   #0 
  - This is important.  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 08:03 AM   #1 
  - What's going on?  xultar   Dec-12-06 08:05 AM   #4 
  - He is the "former" head  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 08:17 AM   #18 
  - very dangerous  leftchick   Dec-12-06 08:26 AM   #20 
  - Such wonderful allies we make, no?  Chulanowa   Dec-12-06 02:29 PM   #76 
     - The easy answer is...  Mich Otter   Dec-12-06 08:18 PM   #85 
     - And the oil.  amandabeech   Dec-12-06 09:40 PM   #88 
     - We supplied Japan will everything it needed to rape Nanjing back in the 30s  Chico Man   Dec-12-06 11:08 PM   #93 
  - Thanks. (nt)  w4rma   Dec-12-06 08:37 AM   #26 
  - and then there is this:NYT: Iraqis Consider Ways to Reduce Power of Cleric  maddezmom   Dec-12-06 08:38 AM   #27 
  - It seems likely  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 08:50 AM   #28 
     - a bit more info here:  maddezmom   Dec-12-06 09:10 AM   #32 
        - Interesting.  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 09:18 AM   #36 
  - Thanks for refreshing memories on that...  KoKo01   Dec-12-06 09:09 AM   #30 
  - This falls into the  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 09:17 AM   #34 
     - This is a bait to the Iranians to attack the Saudis  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:28 AM   #39 
        - That is probably what *ss and company would do but I would  jwirr   Dec-12-06 10:14 AM   #59 
        - This country could save millions of gallons of oil immediately  LonelyLRLiberal   Dec-12-06 10:52 AM   #65 
        - Iran has no history  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 11:00 AM   #67 
        - True. But Little Boots has set a precedent for powerful nations. n/t  Straight Shooter   Dec-12-06 11:39 AM   #70 
        - True of modern times.  westerebus   Dec-12-06 09:24 PM   #87 
        - Well said ...  Trajan   Dec-12-06 10:04 PM   #90 
        - We are in  H2O Man   Dec-13-06 05:34 AM   #96 
        - Go tell that to the Spartans n/t  dmesg   Dec-12-06 11:58 PM   #94 
           - It's important to  H2O Man   Dec-13-06 06:44 AM   #97 
              - Who gets the last piece of pie?  westerebus   Dec-13-06 07:50 AM   #98 
                 - "The Iranians have used  H2O Man   Dec-13-06 07:54 AM   #99 
        - Puts a different spin on things when the country we are invading is our  leesa   Dec-13-06 08:03 AM   #101 
  - As intelligence chief he was responsible for distributing Saudi  independentpiney   Dec-12-06 09:26 AM   #38 
  - Let's hope that doesn't happen, and he's been sent packing by the "adults" in DC  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:39 AM   #45 
  - The meeting with al Hakim also  Pithy Cherub   Dec-12-06 09:33 AM   #41 
  - That meeting, I think, signalled an accomodation with the Shi'a and Iran.  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:43 AM   #46 
     - And partially what Cheney was doing when he  Pithy Cherub   Dec-12-06 09:54 AM   #55 
        - Turki is the most hawkish of the Seven who rival Abdullah  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:58 AM   #56 
           - Access to Pakistan's nukes...  Pithy Cherub   Dec-12-06 10:06 AM   #57 
              - They don't even need the Pakistani nukes. SA has a bunch of dirty bombs, according  leveymg   Dec-12-06 10:29 AM   #61 
  - thanks for connecting the dots  rodeodance   Dec-12-06 10:51 AM   #64 
  - if SA wants an attack on al-Sadr, why are they depending on US to do it?  wordpix   Dec-12-06 03:03 PM   #77 
     - Again,  H2O Man   Dec-12-06 03:28 PM   #81 
  - 2+2=war?  krispos42   Dec-13-06 04:37 AM   #95 
  - Yup  dubyaD40web   Dec-12-06 08:06 AM   #5 
  - I agree  ewagner   Dec-12-06 08:07 AM   #7 
  - What H2O Man said.  endarkenment   Dec-12-06 09:34 AM   #42 
  - Who pissed him off and how/why? Ah, another striking day of diplomacy  babylonsister   Dec-12-06 08:04 AM   #2 
  - Hmmmm........  OhioChick   Dec-12-06 08:05 AM   #3 
  - Oh, shit.  iconoclastic cat   Dec-12-06 08:06 AM   #6 
  - Incoming!!!!!  peace13   Dec-12-06 08:08 AM   #8 
  - If history is any teacher, look for an H-bomb attack on DC or  EST   Dec-12-06 08:08 AM   #9 
  - More like the terrible movie  ewagner   Dec-12-06 08:12 AM   #12 
  - Perhaps the Saudi Army is going to go into western Iraq and  Sentinel Chicken   Dec-12-06 08:15 AM   #15 
     - Saudis do their own fighting? Surely you jest.  aquart   Dec-12-06 08:27 AM   #21 
     - Perhaps someone told them they would be ...  Sentinel Chicken   Dec-12-06 08:30 AM   #23 
     - Indeed.  endarkenment   Dec-12-06 09:36 AM   #43 
     - When the Royal Kuwaiti Army faced the Iraqis, they ran away,  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:18 AM   #35 
  - Spend more time with his family?  demnan   Dec-12-06 08:11 AM   #10 
  - Nothing suspicious here, nope  Canuckistanian   Dec-12-06 08:11 AM   #11 
  - If you screw up big time in SA  hobbit709   Dec-12-06 08:16 AM   #16 
  - By a head.  jwirr   Dec-12-06 10:23 AM   #60 
  - it means, "Look into this little hole. No, this one. Over here.  antifaschits   Dec-12-06 09:12 AM   #33 
  - Generally, the abrupt departure of an Ambassador is  necso   Dec-12-06 08:15 AM   #13 
  - He will probably replace Prince Saud al-Faisal as foreign minister. n/t  jody   Dec-12-06 08:15 AM   #14 
  - What could be going on? Well...  Shipwack   Dec-12-06 08:16 AM   #17 
  - Rumor that Cheney wants U.S. to back Shi'ites against Sunnis in Iraq  wishlist   Dec-12-06 08:18 AM   #19 
  - Everyone Will Get Massacred  MannyGoldstein   Dec-12-06 08:27 AM   #22 
  - But the Sunnis are our Saudi allies.  aquart   Dec-12-06 08:32 AM   #25 
  - actually, and offshoot of the Sunni. the Wahabis are rather more  antifaschits   Dec-12-06 09:24 AM   #37 
  - This map should tell you all anyone needs to know about sunni/shia distribution  IronLionZion   Dec-12-06 11:30 AM   #68 
  - I have read this also  rodeodance   Dec-12-06 07:03 PM   #83 
  - thanks to dimson, we are in this position of having to take sides in a regional war with multi-  wordpix   Dec-13-06 07:57 AM   #100 
  - Trying to beat the rush?  Nihil   Dec-12-06 08:30 AM   #24 
  - Is their bankrolling of the Sunni factions in Iraq a problem? nt  MookieWilson   Dec-12-06 08:59 AM   #29 
  - Yes, a BIG PROBLEM. If it leads to an all-out civil war with the Shi'a  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:32 AM   #40 
  - He was UBL's case officer. Last time he resigned, 9/11 happened a week later  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:09 AM   #31 
  - More here on Prince Turki  Efilroft Sul   Dec-12-06 09:44 AM   #47 
  - Turki was Osama's "godfather". Until Khobar Towers, quite openly so.  leveymg   Dec-12-06 10:06 AM   #58 
  - OPEN the ARCHIVES NOW!!!  wordpix   Dec-13-06 09:29 AM   #102 
  - Oh my.....interesting  Solly Mack   Dec-12-06 09:38 AM   #44 
  - Obaid was Rummy's point of contact. Rummy's gone. Al-Turki's gone. Reason to hope?  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:47 AM   #49 
  - He is the son of King Faisal  happyslug   Dec-12-06 09:46 AM   #48 
  - They're all Faisal's sons. Abdullah vs. his seven half-brothers.  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:51 AM   #52 
     - And that is tis the fear also....  happyslug   Dec-12-06 10:30 AM   #62 
  - K&R...  ms liberty   Dec-12-06 09:47 AM   #50 
  - and when you have the chance, see Syriana  antifaschits   Dec-12-06 09:52 AM   #53 
  - my eyes are open  DemReadingDU   Dec-12-06 10:47 AM   #63 
  - This almost looks like Saudis are ticked off  lovuian   Dec-12-06 09:51 AM   #51 
  - Tha Saudis are divided.  leveymg   Dec-12-06 09:54 AM   #54 
  - The Saudi Royal Family belongs up against the wall  mitchum   Dec-12-06 11:56 AM   #71 
     - I agree.........  TheDebbieDee   Dec-12-06 12:18 PM   #73 
  - hmm,  rman   Dec-12-06 10:55 AM   #66 
  - Wait for theSaudis to kick them  malaise   Dec-12-06 11:39 AM   #69 
  - It could also mean that the Saudis have decided to go with the Euro...  hayu_lol   Dec-12-06 12:14 PM   #72 
     - Bush and his goons have  malaise   Dec-12-06 01:02 PM   #75 
     - I think you could be right about them going to the Euro  lovuian   Dec-12-06 03:07 PM   #78 
  - Sounds like a Syriana subplot.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Dec-12-06 12:19 PM   #74 
  - Now this is some serious deep shit...  Tight_rope   Dec-12-06 03:17 PM   #79 
  - It all revolves around Cheney and how he survives at this  higher class   Dec-12-06 03:17 PM   #80 
  - Sunni-controlled oil trumps Shia-controlled oil, even assuming  amandabeech   Dec-12-06 10:11 PM   #91 
  - Pre Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese ambassador leaves DC.  realpolitik   Dec-12-06 04:56 PM   #82 
  - link?  electron_blue   Dec-12-06 07:33 PM   #84 
  - see this aslo:  rodeodance   Dec-12-06 08:38 PM   #86 
  - this one also  uppityperson   Dec-12-06 09:58 PM   #89 
  - and it's all our fault  mia   Dec-12-06 10:41 PM   #92 
 

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