If nothing else, the Wiki leaks shed very welcome global light on the workings and real attitude of the Saudi government.
It’s time the public had a better understanding of the self-serving House of Saud. Not wanting to openly criticize a neighboring Muslim country ( Iranians are not Arabs ), they’d prefer to have the United States do their dirty work.
This obscenely wealthy family is focused on nothing but self-perpetuation. It is why they allow cruel, oppressive Wahabism to flourish in exchange for the clerics not contesting the government.
Saudi Arabia is one of the main players in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The Palestinians have always served as a distraction to the world. When the Saudis decide it is more in their interest to have peace with Israel than for the conflict to continue we will, magically, have peace in Gaza and the West Bank overnight.
Hamas and Hezbollah will suddenly be tamed. Iran might well prove the catalyst to bring the Saudis and, thereby, the rest of the Arab states, to that conclusion.