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Latest Wikileaks dump could present opportunity for our Middle East friends

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I don't support the release of top secret U.S. documents by a third party, but now that it's out there, perhaps some good could come of it.

The leaked documents show, among other things, that Saudi Arabian officials and others in the neighborhood, actually supported the idea of taking military action if necessary, to stop Iran from getting nuclear weapons. While this revelation may be politically embarrassing, it could also be seen as a turning point.

The Saudi's and our other "allies" in the region can either try to smooth things over with Ahmadinijad and his supporters in Iran, or they could finally get off the fence and openly oppose his bid for dominance and while we're at it, the Jihad and the activities of Iran's surrogates, Hezbollah, Hamas and Syria.

Iran is on the verge of having nuclear capability. Once they have it, they can dominate the region. It's time to quit trying to please everyone. It's time to pick sides. It will be interesting to see if these alleged leaders choose to backpedal or stand by what they thought were confidential statements.

More info: Washington Post

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    Onedot 3 years ago

    Arabia's intent, our US global micromanaging, etc. are not "top secret" That definition is an exageration by alphabet agencies. Confidential or FOEO, yes. The basic facts were known to any widely read, thinking person putting dots together from alternative and foreign press.

    But notice who gets the leaky treatment - the State Dept and a US bank. Who wants their specific butts and why? Why isn't Wikileaking any European banks? Is Wikileaks a big CIA caper to root out leakers? And the powers that be are going after Assange by criminalizing his leaky wiki. This is crazy stuff. What's really up?

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