Saudis Promise Action
A New York Times article on the latest laughable Saudi efforts against terrorism contains a truly outrageous revelation: Saudis Promising Action on Terror. (Hat tip: norv.)
The Saudi government did not allow American law enforcement officials to interview the families of the 9/11 hijackers in Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the attacks, and were so forceful in their refusals that American officials said this week that they simply gave up trying.
One senior law enforcement official said efforts to seek interviews with the 9/11 hijackers’ families had more recently “fallen through the cracks” in Washington. But he said that in the new openness between Saudi Arabia and the United States, augured by the August meetings, American officials might broach the issue again. Another American official in the Middle East said the Saudis offered limited cooperation by obtaining DNA samples from family members of some of the hijackers and turning them over to Americans to help in identifying the hijackers’ remains.
They gave up trying?
Fallen through the cracks?
They might broach the issue again?
My God. We’re all doomed, if the people in charge of investigating 9/11 are such weak, irresponsible sheep.
Senator Richard Shelby is quoted:
“I think the Saudi Arabian government’s record, as far as dealing with terrorism, is mixed.”
But our own government’s record of dealing with terrorism is not “mixed.” It’s appalling.