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  •  FWIW: Saudi Arabia closely supports the rebels (3+ / 0-)
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    franklyn, nextstep, duhban

    They are probably the main backers.

    •  Exactly (0+ / 0-)

      So they should put their actual asses, not just their secret foreign meddling budgets, on the line. They have a military that could do this job just as well. And indeed Iran is their actual direct rival. Iran is the US rival because it is the Sauds' rival.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 09:11:19 AM PDT

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