Saudi King: U.S. Occupation of Iraq “Illegitimate”The neocons talked a lot about being the only ones with the ideas and about how they were the adults. But when it came to making their vision for the Middle East work, they've come up short again. That's because IT'S A STUPID PLAN. Maybe they'll listen to King Abdullah. They sure aren't listening to us.
One of the Bush administration’s closest allies in the Middle East has issued his harshest words to date on the U.S. occupation of Iraq. Speaking at a meeting of Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia’s King Abdullah called the occupation “illegitimate.” Abdullah also called for an end to the U.S.-led boycott of the Palestinian government.Abdullah’s comments come amid news he also turned down a state dinner at the White House for next month.
Saudi King Abdullah: “[Fatah and Hamas] succeeded in putting an end to their disputes and agreeing on a national unity government. In light of this positive develop, it is important to end this crippling blockade which has been imposed on the Palestinian people."
Friday, March 30, 2007
It's official: Abdullah's thumb's down (guest post by Uranus)
It's official. Lest there be a misunderstanding, King Abdullah has words, no mincing: