Wikileaks Exposes Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll in Saudi Arabia's Rich Kids
I don't know about you, but I do love Wikileaks for a variety of reasons: it exposes things long suspected by the general public in diplomatic cables, it puts all exposed victims on the defensive, it forces computer systems to be hacker proof.
Wikileaks has been targeting the US recently, China, how they secretly continue to provide ample support to the Iranians and their nuke program in exchange for needed oil and natural gas. All countries are game for Wikileaks including Saudi Arabia. In this case, about how the rich youth (16-25 yrs) of this strict Muslim society flaunt the Muslim and islamic values they preach about in public. Let's just say, the Saudi Arabia society is full of double standards and hypocrisy. Westerners who live there are segregated from Muslims in their own "western" islands. Westerners who go out in public must follow the norms of the Muslim world, especially the women, all overly restrictive and unfair to western societies like the US and Europe.
One US diplomat employee was instructed to follow a young Saudi Prince, to observe social interaction one night in Jiddah, a city on the Red Sea. This prince is six generations from its current King. What the US diplomat observed is the secret underground life of the rich youth in that country that mirror any wild LA party in California. Rock music was booming, drugs and alcohol flourished like the oil Saudi Arabia sits on, the Muslim rules and Islam simply were tossed out of the window as the women said goodbye to the stupid black abayas their society forces them to wear. The skimpy dressed waitresses were Filipino, third class citizens in that country. Prostitutes did their dirty thing well. Dirty dancing really got down to the music the DJ spun for hours.
All the things Islam and Muslims rant about and why the West is satan, well, is alive and well in the private parties of the many in those countries. Their facade is different, but the human desires are all the same. The vices are all the same-just kept out of view of the general public.
Remember, Saudi Arabia is the land of Wahhabism (sounds gobbly-gooky) but it is another brand of Islam, in this case, they behead criminals for minor offenses like having sex with a woman not married. Seems the public mores and private desires and passions are the most extreme in hypocrisy. In laymen's lingo, bullshit. To the Saudi defense, they have to maintain a religious appearance, but Iran is no better. Do you really think 30 million Iranians under 30 yrs, do not have such private parties??
For Saudis to "legally" party wild, most go to Bahrain, where the mores are weirdly so different, and it's just a short distance, where a bottle of Smirnoff vodka costs $400, compared to the local home brewed of $26.
The social strata in all Muslim countries is filled with such hypocrisy, it just seems more unjust to a Westerner.
Oh, I forgot to tell you who the sponsor of this Princely party gone wild in Jiddah was, it was an American energy drink company whose name was blacked out in the Wikileak!