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Wake up, Americans to the Saudi danger!

Reader comment on item: [Saudi Arabia:] Not Friend or Foe

Submitted by Motty Perel (United States), May 14, 2002 at 19:44

Americans did not suffer trouble for long enough to become incredulous to its possibility.
Americans feel invincible, even after 9/11.
Studies of Eastern way of thought continue to be disregarded.
This attitude may cost the Americans, and indeed the whole Western World, its way of life.
Americans are preoccupied with Saudi oil and are ready to turn a blind eye to Saudi behavior as long as the oil is flowing. Americans have found that oil and have brought it to the surface by investing money and knowledge the Saudis could not have ever provided.

Property is something one inherits and/or produces, not something one watches being produced by others.
Saudi oil rightfully belongs to the Americans. Americans should recognize this fact and repossess the oil and its production facilities. Americans should be charitable to the Saudis, but not to the extent of allowing them to call the shots.

Wake up, Americans!
Your lives are at the mercy of people whose culture is a millennium behind, and whom you have supplied with technology to kill you.
They are capable of using it precisely for that purpose.

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