Update: One has to believe that something is about to snap here. The only question is whether it will be the peg or the patience of the Saudi populace with a government that seems hell bent on dragging the country into the financial and geopolitical abyss.* * *
So Saudi Arabia executed 47 people today, some of them were beheaded....I thought as I was reading this story that it might turn into a bigger deal than anyone could imagine...well...it's turned into a big deal and I wonder if it doesn't stir up civil unrest in Saudi Arabia and Iran? I guess we are going to find out...
Nimr al-Nimr execution: Former Iraq PM al-Maliki says death will 'topple Saudi regime'
Via Breitbart National Security
On Saturday, Saudi Arabia carried out the execution of Sheikh Nimr, a prominent Shiite cleric, along with 46 other individuals, many of whom faced suspect charges, causing a sectarian divide among the two major sects of Islam.Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr had in the past attempted to lead uprisings against the Saudi dynasty, authorities alleged.
He was arrested on several occasions over the past decade before Saudi authorities ultimately decided to execute him on Saturday.
In Iran, a Shiite-ruled theocratic state, rioters responded by firebombing the Saudi consulate, breaking into the facility, and taking down its flag.
Read the rest here...
I posted this story in September...SAUDI ARABIA TO CRUCIFY ALI MOHAMMED AL-NIMR – What's the difference between Saudi Arabia and ISIS?
I believe this story is relevant too...Containing the scourge of Islamist terror will be impossible without containing the ideology that drives it: Wahhabism