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Stop Riyadh buying U.S. execs-1st anti-terrorism step.

Reader comment on item: What Riyadh Buys [in Washington]

Submitted by herchelle young (United States), Dec 12, 2002 at 12:07

Your article exposed the huge hold on our American execs (in and out of office) by the Saudis that had, until now, only been alluded to! The 'White Tent' exposure by Al-Khilewi and whistle blower Timothy Hunter's exposure of U.S officials in Riyadh means there is hope to combat the Saudi hold on the U.S..

The Secret Wars Against the Jews by John Loftus and I Kovacs by Les Aspin and The Prize (the oil story) show that the Saudi oil hold on U.S. policy has been strong for a long time. Recently I found two charts on known oil reserves in the world and even though the Gulf oil has 35% of this total (25% Saudi&10%Iragi) the west and the world has enough oil now for many years without that 35%. It really looks like a world oil glut now.

And there have been several comments that Saudi oil shipped to the U.S. is only 15% of our daily oil imports. Since we are in that position it certainly is the time for Congress to "...take steps to insure that the Saudi revolving-door syndrome described here be made illegal." That is the first step to stop funding terrorism. We know the Saudis do much of this funding and the effect will begin to dismantle terror activity everywhere.

P.S. The withdrawing of Turkish troops in the S.E. Kurdish enclave after 15 years is yet another step to bring Caspian Sea oil thru N.W. iran and into Turkey with a pipeline to the Medeterrainean Sea. This route bypasses routes thru the west of the Caspian Sea which are so unstable by earth movements. This would then give the West another hold on world oil reserves.

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