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If the Syrian Dictator Must Go… Why Not the Dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?

June 1, 2013

Source: Washington’s Blog

 

Western and Israeli leaders call Syrian leader Assad a dictator.

Fair enough. He and his father have ruled Syria since 1971.

But what about Saudi Arabia? The Saudi royal monarchy has been ruling that region for hundreds of years.

Wikipedia notes:

Due to its
authoritarian and theocratic
rule, the House of Saud has attracted much criticism during its rule of Saudi Arabia. Its opponents generally refer to the Saudi monarchy as
totalitarians or dictators
.

There have been numerous incidents of demonstrations and other forms of resistance against the House of Saud.

***

All surviving males (including Utaybi himself) were beheaded publicly in four cities of Saudi Arabia.

While the Saudi royal family pushes the most strict and fundamentalist form Islam, the Saudi royal family’s

and
is legendary. The monarchs – while pushing strict Wahabism as the official state religion – don’t practice it.

Similarly, Qatar has been ruled by one family monarchy for over 150 years:

Qatar has been ruled as an absolute and hereditary emirate by the Al Thani family since the mid-19th century.

CBS News includes Qatar on its list of “The world’s enduring dictators“, noting:

Like many of its neighbors,
in soccer is
when it comes to its foreign workers, like setting them up in squalid labor camps separate from society, confiscating their passports upon arrival, and giving them a general lack of rights. That said,
only sporadic instances of torture and abuse by state security forces. As for Sheikh Hamad’s dictatorial bona fides,
: “While Qatar calls for democracy outside its borders, democracy here is provisional at best. While there are municipal elections, and women can vote in them, the country has a Parliament building but no Parliament — or any other political institution, for that matter — that can challenge the royal family’s grip on power.”

Similarly, Bahrain has been ruled almost continuously by the Al Khalifa royal monarchy since 1820.

Bahrain also makes CBS News’ list of “world’s enduring dictators”. CBS noted in 2011:

Uprisings in the late 1990s as well as right now have been fueled as much by resentment from the repressed, poor Shiite majority against their privileged Sunni rulers as anything else. In both uprisings, accusations against the government of
have been plentiful. At least 11 demonstrators have been killed so far this year. Most recently, Bahraini security forces stand accused of
.

Things have gotten worse since then. Three-time Emmy award winning CNN reporter Amber Lyon reported on her first-hand experience of the systematic torture and murder of peaceful protesters by the government of Bahrain. But she was fired by CNN for doing so … while CNN accepted payment from the Bahraini monarchs to run a fluff propaganda piece about them.

Indeed, the U.S. government has supplied substantial military support to the Saudi, Qatari and Bahraini dictators.

The U.S. Federal Reserve also bailed out the Arab Banking Corporation of Bahrain.

Why is the U.S. backing the dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?

Because the U.S. backs the Sunni Muslims against the Shias. The leaders in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain are Sunni Muslims … while the leaders in Syria, Iran and Lebanon are Shia Muslims.

Yup … the U.S. is involved in a religious war – between the two factions of Islam (and is actually backing the most violent elements) – as part of a geopolitical strategy to exert control over the natural gas market.

Indeed, the U.S. is liberally backing Al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood (both Sunni) terrorists in their fight against Shia Muslims …

… And in their fight against Christians and atheists.

 

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Strategically, Syria looked like the next domino-to-fall, after Egypt and Libya, for the extremist factions in the Middle East. However, they were not counting on Assad's ruthlessness in dealing with the so-called rebels trying to topple his castle.

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mubarak, gaddafi, and assad all have one thing in common......they worked to privatize the banks and their economies.

JFK was shot for basically this same thing when he tried to gut the federal reserve.

Oh gee. a conspiracy nut. A communist nut case shoots JFK and all the conspiracy theorists came out of the woodwork. There were a ton of different theories back then. Absolutely no proof but what the heck. Who needs proof when emotional ideas trump everything? Who needs facts?

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What is happening in Syria is that two different terrorist organizations are on different sides. Sunni and Shi'ite groups are taking sides. So Lebanon has two groups going there and fighting each other. This would be funny if it were not for the death toll.

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What is happening in Syria is that two different terrorist organizations are on different sides. Sunni and Shi'ite groups are taking sides. So Lebanon has two groups going there and fighting each other. This would be funny if it were not for the death toll.

it's not about religion, it's about politics. the sunnis, shiites, and sufis lived in peace for hundreds of years before this. what we have is atheists instigating war between the different denominations in order to establish a global cronyist order.

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If the Syrian Dictator Must Go… Why Not the Dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?

June 1, 2013

Source: Washington’s Blog

 

Western and Israeli leaders call Syrian leader Assad a dictator.

Fair enough. He and his father have ruled Syria since 1971.

But what about Saudi Arabia? The Saudi royal monarchy has been ruling that region for hundreds of years.

Wikipedia notes:

While the Saudi royal family pushes the most strict and fundamentalist form Islam, the Saudi royal family’s

and
is legendary. The monarchs – while pushing strict Wahabism as the official state religion – don’t practice it.

Similarly, Qatar has been ruled by one family monarchy for over 150 years:

CBS News includes Qatar on its list of “The world’s enduring dictators“, noting:

Similarly, Bahrain has been ruled almost continuously by the Al Khalifa royal monarchy since 1820.

Bahrain also makes CBS News’ list of “world’s enduring dictators”. CBS noted in 2011:

Things have gotten worse since then. Three-time Emmy award winning CNN reporter Amber Lyon reported on her first-hand experience of the systematic torture and murder of peaceful protesters by the government of Bahrain. But she was fired by CNN for doing so … while CNN accepted payment from the Bahraini monarchs to run a fluff propaganda piece about them.

Indeed, the U.S. government has supplied substantial military support to the Saudi, Qatari and Bahraini dictators.

The U.S. Federal Reserve also bailed out the Arab Banking Corporation of Bahrain.

Why is the U.S. backing the dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?

Because the U.S. backs the Sunni Muslims against the Shias. The leaders in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain are Sunni Muslims … while the leaders in Syria, Iran and Lebanon are Shia Muslims.

Yup … the U.S. is involved in a religious war – between the two factions of Islam (and is actually backing the most violent elements) – as part of a geopolitical strategy to exert control over the natural gas market.

Indeed, the U.S. is liberally backing Al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood (both Sunni) terrorists in their fight against Shia Muslims …

… And in their fight against Christians and atheists.

 

 

 

There's no one reason. The US has supported Saud monarchy for years because of oil. Qatar is not totally fucked up relative to the rest of the region so there's no civil war. I wouldn't doubt something like this happening Bahrain soon.

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If the Syrian Dictator Must Go… Why Not the Dictators in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain?

June 1, 2013

Well that is a long complicated explanation, to keep it simple, the king of SA isnt using Chem weapons on his people. Plus SA has a large elected government as well and overall the people are quite happy. Lets not even get to the oil part. We learned our lesson supporting a hole dictators in Iran and Iraq. Those two really came back to bight us in the ass.

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Oh gee. a conspiracy nut. A communist nut case shoots JFK

 

What a homo.

 

Do you know how many defectors to the USSR were allowed back into the country during the cold war?

 

One.

 

Lee harvey Oswald.

 

Do you know how many defectors to Cuba were allowed back into the country during the cold war?

 

One.

 

Lee harvey Oswald.

 

Do you know how many defectors to both the USSR and Cuba were allowed within killing distance of a sitting president in a drop top caddy? One - with a magic gun that fired magic bullets.

 

You're a fuucking moron.

 

 

... to keep it simple, the king of SA isnt using Chem weapons on his people.

 

 

 

You mean to tell a lie.

 

That chemical weapons crap - even if true - is still a lie. He has to go because he has to go - NOT BECAUSE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS ON HIS PEOPLE.

 

We GAVE (well, sold) saddam the chemical agents he used on the kurds, pal - and okayed its use. So don't impute motives that you know or ought to know are lies, son.

 

Apologists for wars of aggression have to suck the pipe in the end.

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