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Reply #21: OBL isn't an entirely convenient enemy for the Bushes [View All]

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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-01-07 04:41 AM
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21. OBL isn't an entirely convenient enemy for the Bushes
Because he has to get around the fact that Saudi Arabia isn't all that interested in cracking down on Al Qaeda, hence "You're either with us or you're with the terrorists" doesn't apply to Saudi Arabia. The truth is that Bush isn't all that interested in cracking down on Al Qaeda. 9/11 provided him an excuse to attack Iraq, one of the countries that didn't provide us with oil. If he hadn't botched Iraq, we would have invaded Iran and Syria, two other countries that don't give us oil.

If Bush had fabricated the 9/11 attacker he wouldn't be Saudi, he would have been Persian and Shi'ite. That would've given him the instant green light to attack Iran and possibly Iraq as well. Remember, Afghanistan wasn't a high priority of the Bushes. Before 9/11 the Taliban were a "valuable ally in the war on drugs" and if Bush had fabricated the 9/11 attacker they probably would still be a valuable ally in the war on drugs. Of course the reality is that the major terrorist organization supported by Iran is Hezbollah. Hezbollah may be a threat to Israel, but not to the United States.
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