But Only If the Turks Don’t Want It
Rich Lowry becomes the latest to join Glenn Reynolds’ Dump the Saudis Chorus.
Lowry manages to find an angle I hadn’t seen yet. The Saudis don’t want us to topple Saddam for two reasons: One, they no longer fear him, and; Two, they do fear a post-Saddam, democratic Iraq. Think about that a moment. A Marshall-Planned Iraq, as democratic — and US-friendly — as Germany or Japan. Now there’s a threat to the Repressors of Riyadh. Read the whole thing.