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September 16, 2013 0

Saudi Newspaper Claims September 11 Attacks Manufactured By Zionists

On the 12th anniver­sary of the Sep­tem­ber 11 ter­ror­ist attacks last week, a Saudi news­pa­per pub­lished an edi­to­r­ial describ­ing the oper­a­tion as part of a “Jew­ish plan to destroy the world.”9-11-al-riyadh-conspiracy

The arti­cle, pub­lished in Al-Riyadh and titled “A calm dis­cus­sion of Sep­tem­ber 11,” sug­gests the attack “was employed for the best inter­est of Israel to ter­mi­nate the Pales­tin­ian case and to impose the idea of the Jew­ish state.”

The arti­cle was writ­ten by Rakan Al Majali, for­mer Min­is­ter of State for Media Affairs and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions in Jor­dan, for Al-Riyadh, a pop­u­lar Saudi daily newspaper.

Sug­gest­ing that the U.S. gov­ern­ment is con­trolled by a Zion­ist lobby, the arti­cle fur­ther asserts, “The gang of the Zion­ist right wing con­ser­v­a­tives which con­trol Amer­i­can deci­sions used this inci­dent to achieve its ambi­tion in using the Amer­i­can mil­i­tary power to con­trol the world start­ing with our region.”

Al Majali, who views 9/11 to be the rea­son behind all the cur­rent con­flicts in the Mid­dle East, concludes:

In sum­mary, the ter­ror­ist crime on Sep­tem­ber 11 was… a result of the plan­ning and exe­cu­tion of the shrewdest ones of the right-wing con­ser­v­a­tives headed by [Dick] Cheney and [Don­ald] Rums­feld. They were backed by a hate­ful racist Zion­ist mal­ice which found an oppor­tu­nity to attack our [Arab] nation… to mark a begin­ning of the Jew­ish plan to destroy the world.

In the 12 years since the Sep­tem­ber 11 ter­ror­ist attacks, con­spir­acy the­o­ries sur­round­ing the attacks have become an entrenched pro­pa­ganda indus­try. This arti­cle demon­strates the con­tin­u­ing evo­lu­tion of these con­spir­a­to­r­ial nar­ra­tives in a coun­try where 15 of the hijack­ers came from.

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October 22, 2012 0

Arab Editorial Cartoons Say Obama And Romney Controlled By Jews

As the U.S. Pres­i­den­tial cam­paign moves into its final fre­netic weeks, polit­i­cal car­toon­ists across the Arab and Mus­lim world have made clear that they see lit­tle to dif­fer­en­ti­ate Pres­i­dent Obama from Gov­er­nor Rom­ney, nor Repub­li­can from Demo­c­rat.  In their view, the can­di­dates and the entire U.S. polit­i­cal sys­tem are indis­tin­guish­able in their sub­servience to Jews and Israel. 

Al-Watan, Sep­tem­ber 10, 2012 (Saudi Arabia).

In express­ing their dis­torted views on the 2012 cam­paign, the car­toon­ists from across the Mid­dle East fre­quently fea­ture can­di­dates Obama and Rom­ney kiss­ing the hand or foot of the “Jew­ish lobby” or Israeli lead­ers.  Other car­toons depict Jews/Israeli’s con­trol­ling the U.S. bal­lot boxes.  While many of the fea­tured car­toons include clas­sic anti-Semitic imagery and stereo­types, oth­ers exhibit a more nuanced, yet still defam­a­tory, por­trayal of Jew­ish con­trol over the upcom­ing US pres­i­den­tial election.

The 2008 cam­paign fea­tured sim­i­larly themed car­i­ca­tures, but many focused exclu­sively on then-candidate Barack Obama as enslaved by/in the pocket of Jews and Israel. 

The alle­ga­tion that Jews manip­u­late and con­trol gov­ern­ments has been around for cen­turies.   The canard is a cen­ter­piece of anti-Semitic lit­er­a­ture from The Pro­to­cols of the Elders of Zion to Hitler’s Mein Kampf to the Hamas Char­ter.  Mod­ern iter­a­tions of this charge abound among extrem­ists and hate-mongers, but nowhere as promi­nently, or in main­stream accep­tance as in the Mid­dle East, where “Jew­ish power” is the rea­son com­monly relied upon to explain U.S. sup­port for Israel.  On a daily basis, the edi­to­r­ial car­toons which ADL com­piles from media out­lets across the region fea­ture stereo­typ­i­cal Jew­ish fig­ures (some­times depicted as Israel or Israeli lead­ers) as pup­pet mas­ters of the region, the inter­na­tional com­mu­nity, and most par­tic­u­larly, the United States. 

The mes­sage on these car­i­ca­tures are clear: when it comes to the U.S. elec­tion, the party or the can­di­date doesn’t mat­ter.  Jews con­trol the can­di­dates and the process.  Jews and Israel deter­mine the out­come of the elec­tion and will deter­mine the pol­icy set by who­ever wins on Novem­ber 6.

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June 28, 2012 0

Saudi Student Khalid Aldawsari Convicted in Texas Bomb Plot

A Saudi national who arrived in the U.S. in 2008 on a stu­dent visa has been con­victed of attempt­ing to use a weapon of mass destruc­tion in Texas.

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, a for­mer chem­i­cal engi­neer­ing stu­dent at Texas Tech, was plan­ning to use his skills to build a bomb, accord­ing to pros­e­cu­tors. Although he had not defin­i­tively selected a tar­get, Aldawsari allegedly researched of list of tar­gets, includ­ing the Dal­las home of a for­mer pres­i­dent George W. Bush, nuclear power plants and for­mer sol­diers who were sta­tioned at Abu Ghraib prison. Pros­e­cu­tors also indi­cated that a col­lege foot­ball game was a pos­si­ble tar­get as well.

Author­i­ties began their inves­ti­ga­tion into Aldawsari in Feb­ru­ary 2011 after a chem­i­cal sup­plier in North Car­olina reported an unusual pur­chase made by Aldawsari. He was arrested within a month in Lubbock.

The FBI found chem­i­cals at Aldawsari’s res­i­dence along with a jour­nal allegedly indi­cat­ing that he was inspired by Osama Bin Laden and had been plan­ning to com­mit a ter­ror­ist attack. In one jour­nal entry described by the DOJ, Aldawsari wrote, “…after mas­ter­ing the Eng­lish lan­guage, learn­ing how to build explo­sives and con­tin­u­ous plan­ning to tar­get the infi­del Amer­i­cans, it is time for Jihad.”

Aldawsari allegedly cre­ated a blog called FromFarAway90, where he wrote in Eng­lish and Ara­bic about col­lege life in Amer­ica, romance, his efforts to main­tain his reli­gious iden­tity, and his per­cep­tions of Amer­i­cans, which included some pos­i­tive impres­sions. A few of his posts, how­ever, were more mil­i­tant, includ­ing a March 2010 post in which he wrote “grant me mar­tyr­dom for Your sake and make jihad easy for me.”

A month later, he wrote in Ara­bic, “Mus­lims can not enjoy a care­free life and peace when in front of them and behind them their lands and dig­ni­ties are being des­e­crated with the help of the Arab trai­tors and other Zion­ist rulers inside the Mus­lim world…” His Face­book pro­file lists “STOP Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza” as one of his interests.

Aldawsari faces a pos­si­ble life-sentence at a hear­ing sched­uled for Octo­ber. Anti-Defamation league

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