February 4, 2014
THE NEAR ENEMY:
Saudi king issues edict against jihadi fighters (AP, February 3, 2014)
The decree appeared aimed at stemming the flow of Saudi fighters going to Syria. The region's civil war is believed to have drawn hundreds of young Saudis, worrying some in the kingdom that fighters could return radicalized and turn their weapons on the monarchy.
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 4, 2014 5:35 PM