U.S. Iraq Role Is Called Illegal by Saudi King

Nehustan

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 28 — King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia told Arab leaders on Wednesday that the American occupation of Iraq was illegal and warned that unless Arab governments settled their differences, foreign powers like the United States would continue to dictate the region’s politics.

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This popped up on my radar today...seems quite interesting....lots of use of the 'Ummah' word I imagine...
 

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American response...same paper...

U.S. Rejects Saudi View of Iraq as Occupied

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday rejected Saudi Arabia's charge that Iraq is under an ''illegitimate foreign occupation'' and said U.S. troops are there at Iraq's invitation, under a U.N. mandate.

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There's quite an interesting part...let me find it...

He added: “The blame should fall on us, the leaders of the Arab nation, with our ongoing differences, our refusal to walk the path of unity. All that has made the nation lose its confidence in us.”
That will have many ears across the peninsula...its what is said in every coffee shop in the region...that they themselves start to say it...well, significant in my opinion.
 

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