Rod McLaughlin

No wonder the Middle East is such a mess (07 jan 16)

"“It is difficult to see that Saudi Arabia did not know that its decision to execute Nimr would not cause an uproar in the region and wouldn’t put additional strains on its already tense relations with Iran,” said Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian-American Council."

That's two triple negatives in one sentence. Perhaps the Saudis misunderstood, and thought they shouldn't not execute this Nimr guy, rather than that they shouldn't not fail to execute him.

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