U.S. to sell advanced weapons to Saudi Arabia and others
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration has decided to supply billions of dollars in advanced new weapons to Saudi Arabia, other Arab allies of the United States and to Israel, senior State Department officials and congressional aides said Friday.
Um, lemme see....I've got it around here someplace.... okay, here it is....
Saudis’ Role in Iraq Frustrates U.S. Officials
...The Bush administration’s frustration with the Saudi government has increased in recent months because it appears that Saudi Arabia has stepped up efforts to undermine the Maliki government and to pursue a different course in Iraq from what the administration has charted. Saudi Arabia has also stymied a number of other American foreign policy initiatives, including a hoped-for Saudi embrace of Israel.
The American officials in Iraq also say that the majority of suicide bombers in Iraq are from Saudi Arabia and that about 40 percent of all foreign fighters are Saudi.
And this article laying out how the Saudis are undermining our efforts isn't from months or freaking years ago, it's from yesterday.
The surge is working, we're making progress, just move along....
nothing to see here.