Israel and Saudi Arabia: The New Axis of Evil

Richard Walker
American Free Press
November 29, 2013

429860701009100408278noTo the rest of the world they are strange bedfellows, but Saudi Arabia and Israel have a shared agenda to shape the Middle East to their liking even if it means using violence and terrorism to bring the region to the brink of war.

Prominent among those who have forged a strong military and intelligence partnership are Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a man who never met an Arab dictator he could not do business with if it suited his policies, and Saudi King Abdullah, whose name in Arabic means “Servant of the House of God.”

Abdullah has used the title to manipulate the Arab world, suggesting to Sunni Muslims he has a direct line to the Prophet Mohammed because he is the anointed guardian of Islam’s holiest sites, Mecca and Medina. Abdullah’s right-hand man in his dealings with the Israel has been Prince Bandar, sometimes known as “Bandar Bush” because of his close links to the Bush family during his days as Saudi Ambassador in Washington. Some commentators have referred to him as “Prince of Terrorists.” He is a flamboyant, cigar- smoking figure, with a fondness for lavish parties.

Like Netanyahu, Abdullah has denounced the Obama administration for failing to bomb Syria and for negotiating with Iran. Netanyahu and the King would like Iran bombed into oblivion. Abdullah said as much in conversation reported by Wikileaks. His advice to Obama was to “cut off the head of the snake.”

The intense anger toward Iran reflects how both nations see the Middle East. They want it dominated by Arab dictators, who can control the Sunni faithful through petrol dollars and the Saudi royal’s role as “Servants of the House of God.” with their promotion and financing of Wahabism, an extreme form of Islam.  Abdullah and his royal hangers-on are prepared to eliminate their enemies by whatever means necessary, beginning with Syria.

Netanyahu, too, wants Iran bombed back to the Stone Age. He has backed the neocon principle that removing Assad will break a Shiite Muslim arc stretching from Iran, across Iraq into Syria and Lebanon. One of his dreams is to give the Israeli military another crack at Hezbollah. He and Abdullah have pressed Washington to abandon diplomatic talks with Iran and to provide the Syrian rebels with air cover and heavy weapons. Those rebels have a very large contingent of terrorists in their ranks, many of them al-Qaeda members of Saudi origin.

When the Arab Spring began, Netanyahu and Abdullah feared they saw the writing on the wall when Obama refused to lift a hand to prevent the overthrow of the Egyptian dictator, Hosni Mubarak, an Israeli-Saudi favorite. Ironically, the mainstream media has been always been happy to call Assad a dictator but has never referred to Arab leaders as dictators even though they all are.

Since Bandar became head of the Saudi’s intelligence network in July 2012, he has forged closer links with Israel’s Mossad and has advocated using “cut-outs,” namely former and retired Mossad operatives, who would have deniability even if they were caught red-handed conducting terror operations inside Iran, Syria or Lebanon.

Israel has had no qualms about assassinating Iranian nuclear scientists and some commentators have suggested Bandar supplied Syrian rebels with Sarin gas. Either way, both partners in this alliance will use any measures, including deception, to achieve their goals, hoping it will lead to the United States to change its Syria policy and go to war with Iran.

One of the curious aspects of the new axis is Saudi Arabia’s military capabilities. Israel is acutely aware of the threat it would face should the Saudi leaders become victims of the Arab Spring. The Saudis have also weighed that risk and placed their future in the hands of Israel. The pro-Israel U.S. website, “Jewish Virtual Library,” put it best when it warned Israel could not ignore the risk of an anti-Western regime replacing the Saudi dictatorship.

8 comments

  1. I like to point out that neither Israel – God’s Chosen People, or Saudi Arabia – the sons of Allah are any good at Olympic sports.

    At the London Summer Olympics – God’s Chosen People/Israel got shut out, zero medals. Sons of Allah, Saudi Arabia won one medal in Equestrian competition (expensive horse maneuvering dominated by British elites)

    Saud Arabia didn’t allow women to compete for SA until this year, when under pressure they sent just one, a Saudi/American who had to compete in Islamic garb, she did poorly and the Saudi public still called her a whore.

  2. I talked to a Kuwaiti guy who explained to me that the Saud’s are in the jew’s pocket, bought and paid for.

    Sounds about right.

  3. Jews are ready to make unholy alliances if it benefits them. Remember, not long ago they were best buddies with Turkey and had BIG military co-operation with Turks. That military co-operation faded away when Israeli forces stormed the Turkish Mavi Marmara ship that was enroute to Gaza with supplies of various kind. But some claim that they still co-operate behind the scnenes and they are trying to re-build the relationship.

    Jews are semites. So are Saudis and Yemenis too. They are actually much closer to each other than we might perceive.

    But I still underline this: If it comes to war, Iran has the upperhand if Israel goes alone(even with Saudi suppport) against Iran. Without nukes or US military involvement Iran wins.

  4. ‘Wahabism, an extreme form of Islam’.

    As if there is or ever was a moderate form of Islam.

  5. There is some evidence that King Abdullah is descended of Jews as was Bin Laden. The six degrees of Jew separation.

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