Discussion in 'International Politics' started by W.G.Ewald, Oct 30, 2011.
Saudi prince backs cleric's bounty offer for Israeli soldier - Yahoo! News
Someone should put a bounty on his head wrap.
What the hell!! I thought bounties went out of fashion like 500 years ago.
The Saudi Royal family would not have had the courage to make such an outrageous statement had it not been for their oil. It is high time we looked at the root cause and found a solution. Research into alternative energy sources, emphasis on public transport and awareness among people to take to cycling and walking are the three things that come to my mind.
Just to add, if government can provide 24 hour electricity then entire country can do away with kitchen LPG, induction cook-tops are efficient, fast and safe and doesn't require whole lot of production exercises and painful distribution. It will save and free a lot, if not all.
Electric bikes are already popular and will get even if cheap batteries are build and provided with active support from power department. That exactly same with cars, all most all small cars can run on electricity/batteries, medium sized can too, for SUVs hybrid is best solution. Implement these solutions, back it with 24 hour power supply and you already have cut hands of Oil Terrorism.
Evil don't goes by so easily. Islam is still on rise and its growth feeds on violence, earlier and now only difference is, there is no military, only militia.
The House of Saud are no royalty as such.
They were merely the leader of a tribe of foul smelling, unwashed, camel riding, Bedous.
It maybe noted that by 1932, Ibn Saud had disposed of all his main rivals and consolidated his rule over much of the Arabian Peninsula. He declared himself king of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that year. Previously, he had gone through several titles, starting with "Sultan of Najd" and ending with "King of Hijaz and Najd and their dependencies." Ibn Saud's father, Abdul Rahman retained the honorary title of "imam." A few years later, in 1937, American surveyors discovered near Dammam what later proved to be Saudi Arabia's vast oil reserves. Before the discovery of oil, many family members were destitute.
That they are barbaric is obvious. King Saud succeeded to the throne on his father's death in 1953. However, an intense rivalry between the King and his half-brother, Prince Faisal emerged, fueled by doubts in the royal family over Saud's competence. As a consequence, Saud was deposed in favour of Faisal in 1964. The major event of King Faisal's reign was the 1973 oil crisis, when Saudi Arabia, and the other Arab oil producers, tried to put pressure on the US to withdraw support from Israel through an oil embargo. Faisal was assassinated in 1975 by his nephew, Prince Faisal bin Musaid.
If the House of Saud is Royalty, then our own Singh is King!
Saudi Royal Offers Bounty to Catch Israeli Soldier
Read more @ Saudi Royal Offers Bounty To Catch Israeli Soldier | Fox News
This is getting insane! If both sides continue this way, then we might end up in a situation where they have a bounty on each and every Israeli, Palestinian and who knows, Saudi's as well!
This is a repost: http://defenceforumindia.com/intern...rince-backs-clerics-bounty-offer-israeli.html
Saudis just have money... Israelis have the will to survive and live. US will only support Saudi as long as Israel is not harmed. Even a scratch on Israel means Saudi will pay through its nose if it takes any threatening step. King Abdullah knows this and he might as well take corrective steps.
Conflict between them is in our interest.
What is royalty ?
If you are denying the present ruling family as royalty then no one is royal...because afterall each royal family across the world started from humble beginnings.
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