Saudi Arabia sponsoring violence in Iraq: Ex-US envoy to Baghdad http://www.islamicinvitationturkey.com/2013/08/12/saudi-arabia-sponsoring-violence-in-iraq-ex-us-envoy-to-baghdad/
Former US Ambassador to Baghdad Christopher Hill says Saudi Arabia is sponsoring violence in Iraq and represents the biggest challenge to the Iraqi government. In secret US cables dating back to 2009, talking about Iraq’s relationship with its neighbors, Hill said, “Saudi Arabia constitutes the biggest challenge and the problem is more complex in relation to the Iraqi politicians who are trying to form a stable and independent government.” He also stressed that Riyadh funds al-Qaeda attacks in Iraq. The cables showed that “Saudi Arabia was sponsoring sectarian incitement and allowed elders issue fatwas (decrees) enticing to kill followers of other sects.” Hill also pointed out in his message that “intelligence sources reported that Saudi Arabia is based in the effort to destabilize the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.” Iraq has seen a surge in violence since the beginning of this year. More than 60 people were killed and some 200 others wounded in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq on Saturday, mostly in the capital Baghdad. Iraqi authorities said nine blasts have rocked mostly Shia neighborhoods as people were celebrating Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The United Nations said on August 1 that a total of 1,057 Iraqis were killed and another 2,326 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in the month of July, making it the country’s deadliest month since 2008. More than 4,000 people have died in terrorist attacks in Iraq so far in 2013, with Baghdad province being the worst hit.
[ed notes;this is what uruk.fraud will never mention,in fact many leftists and progressives who speak about Iraq,leave out fact gcc countries all client regimes and allies of west were funding the destabilization with zionist ran washingtons knowledge!!!these so called leftists demonize shia in Iraq,the most marginalized group in its history!!!Some so called sunnis and their so called resistance is a facade for most part..these accuse Shia of being sell out safavids who betrayed ottoman empire blah blah blah,as if western interests weren't actually accomodated by ottoman empire. ''sigh'' (shiawatch.org makes these accusations as do the ciaduh groups and gcc backed fraud militants)they also claim shia betrayed resistance in Iraq after occupation ''sigh''.Truth is shia did indeed attack occupation,thru abu al fadhdl brigades(syrian and iraqui based),as well as sadr movement etc...but one migth then turn tables and ask these so called frauds demonizing shia,where were you when sadam the cia creation brutalized,devastated,and impoverished the shia majority suince he took power?where?who betrayed who?western leftists like uruk.net are not even qualified to speak on middle eastern affairs,many western leftist,and progressives in west need to hush up,and learn,befroe speaking and adressing issues they have no knowledge of!
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