Saturday, 7 July 2012
Iran Can Strike U.S.
“It is already decided,” one Saudi prince told an unnamed European official, according to Debka-Net-Weekly. When asked by the ‘European’ if America will back out of the hatched plan to strike Iran, the prince said, “Anything can happen, of course. But this time we’re sure the American decision to attack is final and we are already making appropriate preparations.”
However, according to the source, the prince doesn’t know if a strike on Iran will come before or after the elections in November. But, “the question now isn’t if the Americans will attack Iran, but when,” the prince said.
And the Saudis should know best. Fears of an Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia run deep in the kingdom for its role in allowing a formidable US presence in the Persian Gulf for more than four decades, a sin for which Saudi Arabia will never be forgiven by the Muslim alliance in the region, and has necessitated a close U.S.-Saudi alliance to counter threats from Iraq (no longer an issue), Saudi Shiites and Iran.