Sunday, November 28, 2010
Saudi King Abdullah urged US to attack Iran
According to US documents made public by the website Wikileaks King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia urged the United States to attack Iran and put an end to its nuclear program.
A cable to Washington from the US embassy in Riyadh recorded the king's "frequent exhortations to the US to attack Iran and so put an end to its nuclear weapons program".
He is quoted as telling the Americans to "cut off the head of the snake"
He also stated that limiting Iranian influence in Iraq was "a strategic priority for the king and his government".