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CIA covert ops needs Saudi money: decades story recurring – American Herald Tribune

Posted by Martin C. Fox on July 24, 2017

http://ahtribune.com/politics/439-cia-covert-ops-saudi-money.html

Also, the NY Times report noticeably underlines that such a long intelligence relationship helps explain why the United States has been reluctant to openly criticize Saudi Arabia for its human rights abuses, its treatment of women and its support for the extreme ideology Wahhabism, that has inspired many of the very terrorist groups.

In the latest violation which brought uproar across the Muslim world in particular, Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, for challenging the oppression of the royal family and demanding human rights, yet the Obama administration did not publically condemn the action. Also, another form of Saudi human rights abuses to which the US has had no clear condemnation is its war on Yemen that has so far claimed the lives of more than 8,270 people including women and children.

Not to mention the small matter of enabling 9/11.

When one is empire building for fun and profit one has to make allowances.

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