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The Saudis have always hated Iran, even more than Israel.

They realised, far better than the US, that the result of toppling a minority Sunni govt in Iraq which was hostile to Iran would result in a Shi'ia govt sympathetic to Iran. To the Saudis, Saddam, constrained as he was, was they devil they knew and understood.

They don't like Shi'ia, whom they believe are apostate scum. Iraq is now closed to Saudi.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Dec 19th, 2011 at 03:37:55 AM EST
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