Saudi prince calls for Syrian rebels to be armed

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Kznd wrote:

It might be useful to identify Prince Turki not just as a former intelligence chief but as the intelligence chief who was a central proponent of, and participant in, the funding, organizing, and arming of the mujahideen in Afghanistan. Given the worrying parallels one might draw between the anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan and the current situation in Syria (particularly with regard to the groups of rebels who the Saudis have picked out as the main recipients of their largesse in both cases), this additional information might better enable readers to form an opinion regarding the motivation of Turki’s comments and his judgment.

Jan 26, 2013 5:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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