MSNBC: Saudi Arabia Tied To 9/11 Attacks


US Senators say claims in a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for their ties to the 9/11 terrorist attacks are true.

As MSNBC puts it, “Is anyone surprised by this?”

Of course the answer is no, but why doesn’t the government go after them for it?

The answer is simple. Oil. Take for example this breaking news story reporting a Saudi Arabia oil pipeline has just exploded and is on fire.

The pipeline carries 6 million barrels of oil day and the news has sent the price of crude oil to record highs.

Going after Saudi Arabia would introduce a much greater and permanent shortage to global petroleum supplies.

Watch: Saudi Arabian Government Tied To 9/11 Attacks! “Is ANYONE Surprised By This?” Answer: Slience

Anti War provides additional details:

Saudi Arabia May Be Tied to 9/11 Attacks, Ex-Senators Say

A lawsuit brought against Saudi Arabia by families of Sept. 11 victims and others claims there is a connection

Top secret information on the Saudi Arabia’s activities around the time of the September 11, 2001 suggest the Saudi government might have played a direct role in the terrorist attacks, according to two former U.S. senators privy to such information.In a multibillion-dollar lawsuit that has made its way through federal courts since 2002, plaintiffs are taking legal action against the Saudi government and dozens of institutions in the country for their alleged ties to al-Qaeda’s attacks on 9/11. The case is set to be reheard in United States District Court in Manhattan in the coming months.

“I am convinced that there was a direct line between at least some of the terrorists who carried out the September 11th attacks and the government of Saudi Arabia,” former Senator Bob Graham, Democrat of Florida said in an affidavit. Graham led a joint 2002 Congressional inquiry into the 9/11 attacks.

Another former senator, Bob Kerrey of Nebraska, also served on that inquiry and said in a his own sworn affidavit that “significant questions remain unanswered” about the role of Saudi institutions. “Evidence relating to the plausible involvement of possible Saudi government agents in the September 11th attacks has never been fully pursued,” Mr. Kerrey said.

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The classified evidence seen by Graham and Kerrey has not been disclosed, but the New York Times reports, “unanswered questions include the work of a number of Saudi-sponsored charities with financial links to Al Qaeda, as well as the role of a Saudi citizen living in San Diego at the time of the attacks, Omar al-Bayoumi, who had ties to two of the hijackers and to Saudi officials.”

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More than that, U.S. foreign aggression since 9/11 has almost always had a pretext of fighting terrorism, state sponsors of terror, or those with ties to terrorists. All of those cases of U.S. aggression appear to have had less evidence of ties to al-Qaeda than Saudi Arabia.

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