Professor Krauss Questions Acceptance of Saudis as Allies

Acceptance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as an ally of the U.S. is a concept troubling to Professor Michael Krauss, who has published an article critical of U.S. policy toward the Saudis in In the article Krauss states, "... this ally and friend has become the breeding ground for so many enemies of America (including, of course, the majority of the 9/11 mass murderers).  Why are we throwing Texas barbeques for these people?"

The Gulag of Saud,, June 28, 2006. By Michael I. Krauss and J. Peter Pham.

" In a March 20 op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, Secretary-General Annan took the United States to task for opposing the establishment of the new Human Rights Council. The UN chief assured readers that it would be 'very hard for a notorious violator to win election' and, if one did, 'the General Assembly will have the power to suspend Council members that do commit gross and systematic violations during their term.' Well, we aren't holding our breath for the General Assembly's removal of the desert kingdom. The only real question is whether the U.S. will follow through on its principled vote at the UN with an equally principled reversal of course as concerns the Wahhabi dictatorship called Saudi Arabia."

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