Monday, November 13, 2006

The Saudis Are Not Our Friends

Mudville Gazette has a post up about a suit against Secretary of Defence Rumsfield for war crimes. He quotes Michelle Malkin:

The German government isn't filing the lawsuit. It's 11 Iraqis and a Saudi who went court-shopping and filed in Germany because the country "provides 'universal jurisdiction' allowing for the prosecution of war crimes and related offenses that take place anywhere in the world." A previous lawsuit was filed on similar grounds and was dismissed. Yes, Germany has its share of weasels. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel isn't one of them and outrage at the country is premature.
So a Saudi is bankrolling this little venture. Cute.

I guess their alignment with Israel and America during the recent Lebanon Fracas was expediency and not policy.

H/T Instapundit

1 comment:

Abu Nopal said...

it was neither expediency nor policy, but the simple joy of seeing Jews at war. What a delight.