The media was all over the story that broke last Friday about Saudi Arabia arresting 172 Islamic militants, likely from Al Qaeda, who were apparently planning suicide attacks on a variety of targets, including Saudi oil facilities and refineries, possibly by crashing airplanes into them. In addition to the extremists, authorities also found $5.3 million dollars in cash and a stock of weapons buried in the desert.Read the rest (with links to supporting research articles) here.
Unfortunately, just because the media covers a story doesn't mean they're covering it right. This story isn't just about Saudi Arabia dealing with extremists...it's about Al Qaeda continuing to pursue their long term goal of bringing down the U.S. economy.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
The Real Story: The Oil Weapon
From last night's Glenn Beck show on CNN Headline News: