November 19, 2013, - 2:48 pm
Don’t hold your breath for this to last, but . . . .
What a difference a decade–and a Barack Obama–can make. Just a decade ago, weird, inbred billionaire Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal (the largest individual shareholder in FOX News after Rupert Murdoch) was donating gazillions to Palestinian Muslim terrorist homicide bombers in jihadist TV telethons. And that was after his post-9/11 “donation” of $10 million to then-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and the victims of the Islamic attacks in exchange for “changing American foreign policy” (away from supporting Israel–and Giuliani told him where to go). And after he was personally awarded and pinned with a medal (for his support of the PLO and funding of Islamic terrorism) by Yasser Arafat, something he brags about to date. But, last night, on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live,” Prince Al-Waleed said this:
[Y]ou really find the majority of the Arab World in complete sync and alliance with the concepts of Israel.
Like I said, this won’t last, and Al-Waleed–like the rest of the Sunni Muslim world–still hates Jews and Israel with a passion, but he needs them in the Sunni fight against Iran and the Shi’ite revolution which is being waged in Syria, Lebanon, and also in several Gulf states, including Al-Waleed’s native Saudi Arabia (check out the Shi’ite-riven Qatif Peninsula). It’s not news to me that the Sunnis–particularly the Gulf State Sunnis–are with Israel on Iran. That’s old news I’ve written about repeatedly over the years. What is news is that a high-profile Saudi prince would dare say so, so very publicly and openly, on a major news network. Here’s the full quote:
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)
BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: I always suggest to foreign leaders, to world leaders, when Israelis and Arabs are saying the same thing, and that doesn’t happen very often. It’s worthwhile paying attention. We’re here. We’re close to Iran, and we understand what Iran is doing.
(END VIDEO CLIP)
MORGAN: Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, warning against a potential nuclear deal with Iran on CNN’s State of the Union. That deal for the UN Security Council to loosen sanctions against Iran in exchange for suspending just part of its nuclear program.
I want to now know what Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal thinks of all this is. One of the great players in the Middle East, what do you make of what’s going on here, with this tension now between — clear tension between Netanyahu and what he believes is going on with Iran and the America and everybody else?
BIN TALAL: Yeah, as Mr. Netanyahu said that you really find the majority of the Arab World in complete sync and alliance with the concepts of Israel. And as far as Iran is concerned and its nuclear program, there’s unanimity whereby the Arab World and — at least for Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region, are very much concerned and worried about the Iranian nuclear program. And even more so concerned about any sanctions that the Obama Administration may give Iran and its nuclear program whereby the results of the (inaudible) sanctions that brought Iran to the negotiation tables disappear.
As longtime readers know, I have no love for the Prince, and the world doesn’t need his halal seal of approval regarding the necessity of finally getting tough on Iran and its nukes and the absurdity of Obama’s deal with Rouhani.
Still, like Netanyahu said, when even the majority of the Arab Muslim world–bent on destroying Jews and Israel (and that has not changed)–is in agreement with Israel on Iran, when even socialist French surrender monkeys like Hollande say it’s a bad deal, you know it’s a bad deal. And, yet, the incompetent (loss) leader of the free world, Barack Obama, continues to embrace the Iranian cobra.
Up is down, left is right, red is blue. It takes an Obama.
One other thing: note that Prince Al-Waleed appeared and said this on the Crescent/Coran News Network and NOT on his own Prince Al-Waleed News Network (PAWNN) a/k/a FOX News. Hmmm . . . .