Arab League Arrogance
Arab League proposal is arrogant and illegal.
by Stephen Lendman
On December 26, Arab League observers began monitoring Syrian cities. They'll remain another month, despite calls to remove them.
Al Arabiya , Saudi Arabia's state-controlled media, reported Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal saying:
"My country will withdraw its monitors because the Syrian government did not execute any of the elements of the Arab resolution plan."
"We are calling on the international community to bear its responsibility, and that includes our brothers in Islamic states and our friends in Russia, China, Europe and the United States."
He also called for "all possible pressure" against Assad.
Saudi Arabia kowtows to Washington. It's also repressive and lawless with no legitimacy whatever. In its latest 2011 human rights assessment, America's State Department accused it of arbitrary arrests and detention, torture and other abuses, political prisoners, absence of basic freedoms, and other international law violations.