Saudi King Says UK Not Serious About Terror Fight
by Jonathan Schanzer • Oct 30, 2007 at 9:34 am • updated Oct 30, 2007 at 9:55 am
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the world's leading purveyor of vitriolic Wahhabist teachings and reading materials, has the gall to accuse the UK of not taking counterterrorism seriously, according to an article on al-Jazeera's website.
The Monarch said Britain failed to act on Saudi intelligence that might have prevented the 7/7 suicide attacks that killed 52 people in London in 2005.
Pardon me, but weren't there indications that Saudis sponsored the 7/7 attack?
"It will take 20 to 30 years to defeat the scourge of terrorism with vigilant effort," the King said.
We'll be lucky if it only takes 2 or 3 decades, so long as Saudi continues to sponsor wahhabist institutions that teach hate and violence.
Abdullah is in Britain this week for a state visit. Demonstrations are planned outside the Saudi embassy in London.
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