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Saudi Links to Terrorism are ‘Poison for the International Community’

Rather than being a key US ally, Saudi Arabia should be added to Washington’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, Alex Bernstein, a Republican candidate who is seeking election to the US Congress next year, told Radio Sputnik.

The influence that Saudi Arabia wields in the US economy and media prevents Riyadh from being held to account for supporting Islamic terrorism, Alex Bernstein, a political newcomer who is running in the 2016 election for the US House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Colorado, told Radio Sputnik.

“Up until 2011, Seymour Hersh reports, the Saudi government itself was directly funding Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, and there’s also evidence that there was a plan to shoot down Air Force One from its embassy in Washington with a Stinger missile,” Bernstein said.

“If we’re ever going to seriously solve this problem of Islamic terror I think we have to focus on Saudi Arabia.”

Bernstein recommends that Saudi Arabia be…

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