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Reader comment on item: The "Shocking Document" that Shaped the Middle East Turns 100

Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), May 9, 2016 at 12:13

Would it be fair to argue that the regime change in Arabia from Hashemite to Saudi hands was much more damaging to the region and world than Sykes-Picot, at least in the past few decades?

According to the article below, the Saudis have spent $87 billion since 1975 to spread Wahhabism:



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Daniel Pipes replies:

Yes, the Saudi defeat of the Hashemites was a terrible blow to a stable and non-extreme Middle East.

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