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Media: the attitude of the West to the Saudis began to change

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The attitude of Western countries to Saudi Arabia began to change: this is evidenced by media materials and statements by politicians, the Financial Times writes. Article leads RIA News.




“Thus, the Guardian newspaper recently condemned relations between London and Riyadh as a“ disgusting union that poses a threat to security, ”and an influential American journalist, Thomas Friedman, in an article for the New York Times called“ Saudi Arabia’s ideological brainchild ”the terrorist group DAISH,” notes edition.

In Germany, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel accused the Saudis of financing terrorism. “We need to let the Saudis understand that we will no longer avert our eyes,” he said.

However, the most important sign, according to the author, was “the desire of Barack Obama to conclude a nuclear deal with Iran, despite the protests of Riyadh”.

“The change of rhetoric against the Saudis is associated primarily with the threat of Daesh,” writes FT. “The ideology of the terrorist group refers to the ideas of Wahhabism, which are being promoted by the religious elite of Saudi Arabia.”

The newspaper considers another factor to be the “shale revolution in oil production, which reduced the dependence of the West on Saudi supplies”. "In addition, the chaos in the Middle East put Saudi Arabia in an unfavorable light: Riyadh is criticized for civilian casualties during the intervention in Yemen and for suppressing the uprising in Bahrain in 2011 year", - the author writes.

However, Western countries have substantial grounds for continuing cooperation with the Saudis.

“Recent years have shown that, after the overthrow of the“ bad ”regime in the Middle East, it becomes even more terrible. In addition, by turning its back on Riyadh, the West risks setting Sunnis against themselves and aggravating the confrontation with radical groups such as DAISH. At the same time, the kingdom’s relations with extremists are not so unambiguous, and Saudi intelligence provides the West with valuable information about terrorists, ”the Financial Times writes.

“In the western approach to Saudi Arabia, there is something cowardly,” the author believes. “The United States and Europe follow double standards, allowing the Saudis to sponsor extremism in the West, while religious intolerance reigns in Saudi Arabia.”

According to the newspaper, "it is time to put Riyadh before a choice: either to open the temples of world religions in Saudi Arabia, or to stop the sponsorship of mosques in the West by the Saudis."
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  1. Sasha 19871987
    Sasha 19871987 9 December 2015 13: 08 New
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    these Saudis chop heads in the squares, torture them officially in prisons and women’s rights, like dogs ... that I don’t hear the angry shouts of the Guardians and the New York Times about this ... oh, this double standard policy and the naughty bastards authorities...
    1. Air Force captain
      Air Force captain 9 December 2015 13: 13 New
      +3
      And they will not be! On the face of an example of double standards ... like yes he is a son of a bitch, but our son of a bitch
    2. kil 31
      kil 31 9 December 2015 13: 16 New
      +3
      According to the newspaper, "it is time to put Riyadh before a choice: either to open the temples of world religions in Saudi Arabia, or to stop the sponsorship of mosques in the West by the Saudis."
      The whole world was wondering how to make the Saudis not support the terrorists, but it turned out that a couple of churches should be set up. The article straight eyes on the problem of sponsoring the IG opens. God bless the “Padre” who ordered the article.
      1. Vend
        Vend 9 December 2015 13: 19 New
        +1
        The United States is trying to disown its offspring. What the Saudis will answer, let's see
        1. 44 World
          44 World 9 December 2015 13: 38 New
          +1
          The Saudis have oil, there is oil — there is money, and when there is money, then they put it on any other opinion except their own ... you have to beat the patient - afford it - it always works.
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        3. APASUS
          APASUS 9 December 2015 19: 38 New
          0
          Quote: Wend
          The United States is trying to disown its offspring. What the Saudis will answer, let's see

          And what to watch, the United States disowned Al-Qaeda’s organization, Osama bin-Ladan was not known at all and was rubbed on about September 11, when a dozen crazy Arabs flew modern airbuses.
    3. Tor5
      Tor5 9 December 2015 13: 50 New
      +1
      Words - words - words ... (c).
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    5. sa-zz
      sa-zz 9 December 2015 14: 10 New
      +1
      Quote: Sasha 19871987
      these Saudis chop heads in squares, torture them officially in prisons, and are right for women, like for dogs ..

      Human rights activists do not pay attention to all this while they follow their plan. The Arabs began to lead their line, and then the attitude changed, they send signals "We must agree."
  2. inkass_98
    inkass_98 9 December 2015 13: 09 New
    +9
    Another chatter. They will not do anything to the Saudis; their dependence on their oil is too strong.
    1. The black
      The black 9 December 2015 13: 15 New
      +3
      Oil addiction has nothing to do with it,
      the right to "restore democracy" has not been canceled for the United States laughing . So this is just a hint that the owners are not happy. If the Saudis trample against the Westerners, then this will be their death sentence. smile
  3. aszzz888
    aszzz888 9 December 2015 13: 11 New
    +3
    saudas like dogs in the hay. But the end will come to their wiles.
    1. Lelek
      Lelek 9 December 2015 13: 56 New
      +1
      Quote: aszzz888
      But the end will come to their wiles.


      Do not flatter yourself. All these North African mosquitoes are essentially “bastard children fostered by the West,” and neither the USA, the EU, nor NATO will “condemn” their “bitch children” - all punishment comes down to threatening with an index finger and blah blah blah. yes
  4. The black
    The black 9 December 2015 13: 12 New
    +4
    The Saudi monarchy is the most totalitarian in the Middle East. For example, in 2013, the Saudi poet Ashraf Ayad was sentenced to death for apostasy from Islam. So their power is held exclusively at the expense of the United States. All these "insights" of the Westerners are connected only with the fact that the Saudis started to play their game, which the hosts do not always like.
    1. dorz
      dorz 9 December 2015 13: 21 New
      +4
      Quote: Black
      The Saudi monarchy is the most totalitarian in the Middle East. For example, in 2013, the Saudi poet Ashraf Ayad was sentenced to death for apostasy from Islam. So their power is held exclusively at the expense of the United States. All these "insights" of the Westerners are connected only with the fact that the Saudis started to play their game, which the hosts do not always like.


      For the Assad merger, the Saudis offered Russia investments of $ 10 billion. There were also proposals to raise oil prices. They still live by the principle: donkey laden with gold will open the gates of any fortress.
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 9 December 2015 15: 18 New
      +2
      "For example, in 2013, a Saudi poet Ashraf Ayad was sentenced
      to death for apostasy from Islam "////

      Exactly the same in Iran. Writer Salman Rushdie was sentenced in 1989
      to death for apostasy from Islam. He fled from Iran. The sentence was
      confirmed in 2005.
      Saudi Arabia and Iran are two similar Islamic states.
      One is the Sunni version, the other is Shiite ... they compete and quarrel.
  5. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 9 December 2015 13: 12 New
    +4
    Because the bandits began to blow up and kill absolutely in all countries of the West, they began to fuss. If this were not the case, then everything would be the same.
  6. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 9 December 2015 13: 13 New
    +1
    “We must make the Saudis understand that we will no longer look away”

    All this is good, but here is what the United States will say. And the United States will say "Fu" (not allowed).
  7. Yugra
    Yugra 9 December 2015 13: 25 New
    0
    Britons, as always, are hypocrites. They nourished this terrorist country, support it, and then they play in public, they say, we condemn. Ugh!
  8. SCHNIFER
    SCHNIFER 9 December 2015 13: 27 New
    +1
    It has long been, but everything comes from there: Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab al-Musharrafi at-Tamami and the damned Najd, the shaitan horn
  9. knn54
    knn54 9 December 2015 13: 37 New
    +1
    KSA and Turkey are rivals in the struggle for regional leadership.UK seems to have decided ...
  10. pts-m
    pts-m 9 December 2015 13: 39 New
    +1
    what to do if Boomerang is one of the hunting tools in the small British constellation. and in Russian ... a two-edged sword.
  11. Kolyan 2
    Kolyan 2 9 December 2015 13: 43 New
    +2
    And what’s new, I don’t see. So it was with double standards, and it will be so, and it's already tired of discussing it. He said and say, "as long as there is a cross, so it will be" will not be her rest shut up.
  12. plaha
    plaha 9 December 2015 13: 57 New
    +1
    Everything is much simpler, by doing so they blackmail the Saudis, as well as lifting the sanctions from Iran. So that the Saudis lower oil prices. Yesterday, the price of oil began to fall, and the Americans immediately accused Iran of launching ballistic missiles and are frightened by a ban on the lifting of sanctions.
  13. VNP1958PVN
    VNP1958PVN 9 December 2015 14: 00 New
    +2
    The Saudis listened and began to eat ...
  14. Former battalion commander
    Former battalion commander 9 December 2015 14: 47 New
    0
    If the Saudis were bombed, this would benefit Russia ... Oil prices would jump to 200-300 per barrel ... And why Russia is not helping the "oppressed people" of Yemen? Again, both in Syria and Ukraine, they will wait until it is almost too late ... and they will become heroic efforts with blood and then somehow to rectify the situation. No strategic thinking in leadership? Or else in the West, they were not allowed?
  15. tomcat117
    tomcat117 9 December 2015 14: 57 New
    0
    Jafara (pictured), types for selection for the Disney tale about Aladdin
  16. Denis Skiff
    Denis Skiff 9 December 2015 17: 21 New
    0
    England: Tyson Fury's words against homosexuality seek crime

    London, December 9 2015

    “There are only three things that need to be done for the devil to come to our house. To legitimize homosexuality, abortion and pedophilia, ”these words can lead Fury to the dock.



    “There are only three things that need to be done for the devil to come to our house. Legalize homosexuality, abortion and pedophilia. Who would have thought in the 1950 and 1960 years that the first two things would be legalized?

    Of course, my words about legitimizing pedophilia sound wild, but if I said about the legalization of homosexuality and abortion in the 50's, I would be considered crazy. If 120 years ago, I would tell you that the 1000-ton plane would fly across the sky, then I would look ridiculous as well, ”after these words said in an interview with the Daily Mail on 8 on November, there have been many changes in the life of the British boxer Tyson Fury .

    His statement was immediately called "a vile homophobic spot on British boxing." Today we are watching the development of this story.

    Absolute world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, who took away four championship belts from Wladimir Klitschko, lost his IBF world title one day and became a defendant in a police investigation because of his words in the interview we gave at the beginning .

    The reason for the check was a phone call made after the BBC television broadcast, during which Fury's words on homosexuality were discussed, the BBC reports.

    "We are extremely serious about hate crime allegations, so we’ll pay a visit to the person who called us to interview him and accept his written statement," said a spokesman for the Manchester police.

    After this written statement is made available to the police, a decision will be made whether to proceed with this case.

    In parallel with this scandal, it became known that Tyson Fury was deprived of the third major IBF title, which he took away from Wladimir Klitschko in late November.

    According to the terms of the championship, Fury was supposed to agree to meet with the mandatory applicant for the IBF title, Ukrainian Vyacheslav Glazkov. Instead, the 27-year-old Briton signed an agreement on a rematch with Klitschko.

    Fury officials have said they plan to appeal the IBF decision.

    9th of December 2015
    and what do the Saudis say