But Only If the Turks

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.



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