Gabbard Drops Truth Bomb: ‘Stop Pretending’ Saudi Arabia Is Our Ally

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Gabbard says Saudi Arabia is pushing for a war between the U.S. and Iran.

Tulsi Gabbard says US must stop pretending Saudi Arabia is an ally

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has bravely declared that one of her first acts as president would be to “stop pretending” that Saudi Arabia is an ally of the United States.

“You can go down a laundry list of things that show that even as much as the policy establishment claims Saudi Arabia is an ally of the United States and they’re battling terrorism and all of these things — they’re simply not true,” Gabbard told Hill.TV on Friday.

“Their interests are not serving the interest of the American people,” she warned.

“Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest voices pushing this administration towards a war with Iran — that would be directly counter to the interests of the American people and purely for Saudi Arabia’s benefit,” the Democratic presidential candidate said. reports: The longshot candidate won praise for her breakout moment during the first night of this week’s Democratic presidential debates.

Gabbard drew attention for a heated exchange with Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran, pushed back on Ryan’s claim that the Taliban was behind the 9/11 attacks. 

“The reality of it is if the United States is not engaged, the Taliban will grow. And we will have bigger, bolder terrorist acts, we have got to have some presence there,” Ryan said of needing a military presence in Afghanistan.

Gabbard disputed his plan, saying that the Taliban “was there long before we came in and will be there long after we leave. We cannot keep U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan thinking that we are going to somehow squash this Taliban.”

Her comments come after Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman posed next to each other for a photo of world leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Japan. The two leaders were spotted exchanging pleasantries and making conversation.

Trump did not choose where he stood in the photo, but the image comes amid tensions between lawmakers on Capitol Hill and the White House on its position on Saudi Arabia. 

Lawmakers expressed outrage over the killing last year of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who had been a critic of Saudi leadership. The Trump administration failed to meet a deadline to issue a report to Congress on who was responsible for Khashoggi’s death, while many lawmakers have accused the crown prince of directing the killing.

The Senate last week voted to block Trump’s Saudi arms deal, setting up a potential veto in the White House.


  1. Tulsi, if you want a friend in DC or, acquire a friendly dog. In global REALPOLITIKS, you form alliances. SA is in our ‘sphere of influence’ because of oil and the petrodollar. Get some writings from DH Lawrence and his contemporaries to find out how the ‘House of Saud’ came to power. Gabbard, and the rest of her marxist cabal [AKA Democrat Socialists], want to seize the reins of power in order to TRANSFORM America into Cuba, or Venezuela, or Nicaragua, or Russia, or China, or …………..

    • The problem with thinking Marxist is demonstrated by its victims (e.g. Cuba, Venezuela, Russia, China, etc) is it ignores the originators of the revolutionary theory (mostly conceived by wealthy idle rich individuals), and it’s purpose of centralised control. Here’s a quote from one of the most influential people around at the time of the Bolshevik revolution, an extension by the same dynastic group who brought revolution to France, America, much of Europe during the mid 19th century, and can possibly be implicated in the earlier English revolution.
      “Marx’s great book Das Kapital is at once a monument of reasoning and a storehouse of facts.”
      Lord Milner, member of the British War Cabinet, 1917, director of the London Joint Stock Bank, founder of the Milner Group, founder of the Round Table, founder of the RIIA, founder of the CFR etc etc.
      I’d strongly suggest reading “Wall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution” by Antony C. Sutton, it’d open your eyes to those who financed and controlled “communism” (AKA “the commune” during the French revolution). The clue is in the name of the book, but it extends to the White House too.

  2. if she had any real stones she would have mentioned Israel but I guess she had to start somewhere!

    dancing Israelis indeed!

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