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FBI, CIA on saudis

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Submitted by david israel (United States), Dec 3, 2002 at 09:51

Our State Dep't has been partial to the Saudis and Arabs in general going back to the 30's and 40's when oil was $1.80 a barrel. When state department personnel retired they immediately went to work for the Saudis or other Arab governments. While still working for our government these Americans were given gifts of Mercedes automobiles, gold watches, perfumes and the services of women as expressions of gratitude from the middle eastern rulers for siding with the Islamists whenever a decision had to be made. Loy Henderson was the head honcho in those days and set the precedents for how our Cia and FBI react today towards any happenings in the Middle East. ...

Americans can only feel embarassment and shame for our government's kowtowing to the Saudis and other Islamist entities.
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