Tag: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Power
The Erosion of Al-Qaeda’s Power in Saudi Arabia
June 13, 2007 | Mordechai Abir
Following major terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda against housing compounds inhabited by foreign and Arab oil experts in 2003, the Saudi regime launched a major onslaught against the al-Qaeda-led Saudi fundamentalists. Gradually the regime succeeded in eroding the ranks of the Afghanistan war veterans who comprised the operational leadership of the organization.