Sunday, July 29, 2007

The September 11th Hijackers - They Were Iranians, Right?

According to The Observer, steps are being taken by the US to counter-balance growing Iranian influence in the region:

The Bush administration is expected to announce a massive series of arms deals in the Middle East tomorrow that are being seen as part of a diplomatic offensive against the growing influence of Iran in the volatile region.

The centrepiece of the deals is an agreement between the US and a group of Persian Gulf nations, including Saudi Arabia, that could eventually be worth at least $20bn, according to news reports. At the same time, 10-year military aid packages will be renewed with Israel and Egypt.

Just one minor point, is it really wise to give such a large amount of military backing to Saudi Arabia? After all, most of those behind the attacks on September 11th were Saudis. Osama Bin Laden is also from Saudi Arabia. So, just to make this clear. Saudis were responsible for the biggest terrorist attack on the US in its history, leading to the deaths of around 3,000 people. Fuck it, let's sell them some weapons. I mean, what's the wost that could happen, right?