Despite some success in disrupting funding for al-Qaeda, “there are still loopholes,” said a Saudi official.
“It is still possible for [extremist] groups to use the system for their own advantage with impunity.”
A charities commission that Saudi officials promised to establish as long ago as 2002 “hasn’t started functioning yet,” the official said.
“Donors in Saudi Arabia constitute the most significant source of funding to Sunni terrorist groups worldwide,” said a U.S. diplomatic cable from December 2009 posted by WikiLeaks, adding that the groups “probably raise millions of dollars annually from Saudi sources, often during Hajj and Ramadan,” major Muslim festivals.
Source: Washington Times
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When the US President George W. Bush declared the “war on terror”, he used the US Military to terrorize the wrong guys. While the rather moderate Islamic terrorist state of Iraq was attacked, the middle age despotic totalitarian Saudi Arabia was kept safe.
Washington did this knowingly, overruling common sense and pure logic. Since 11 of the 12 Islamic terrorists who attacked the US on 9/11 were Saudi Arabian nationals, the Pentagon needed to root out terrorism in Riyadh to cope with the problem.
Not possible. Because the US share the same destination as Saudi Arabia. If the Saudi regime falls, down goes the US. They are addicted to each other. The US need Saudi Oil and credit, and the Saudi Princes need protection from US Marines and The Secret Service to avoid being assassinated by Muslims who are feed up with this evil and corrupt regime.
First published: 29.09.2010
Written by Ivar