Iraq is fully enfolded into US arms (Lockheed) petro-servicing (Halliburton) & oil (Exxon) accumulation circuits. not bad for a loss.
" Saudi-Israeli alliance: Zionists don't complain about anti-Semitism in House of Saud media " angryarab.blogspot.com/2014/03/saudi-…
The pro-"revolution" foreign Lefts have literally no idea what is loose in the region or which forces are progressive within that tableau
Saudis have the most interest in claiming that the Zionist Lobby is blocking munificent US presidents from imposing, e.g. the Saudi Plan
US masters-of-the-universe ideologues call it a loss when the US gets like 70% (not 100%) of its geopolitical aims from its adventures