I just finished "Hatred's Kingdom" by Dr. Dore Gold, a former Israeli ambassador and a scholar on Islam and, especially, Saudi Arabia. His book documents the connection between Saudi Arabia and terrorism, including the side-by-side translations (Arabic/English) of memos and official documents calling for terrorism against America, Israel, Jews and Christians. Included in the book is the written proof of Saudi financial contributions to terrorists and actual sermons of the top mullahs calling for jihad. This is a chilling book. Saudi Arabia is not a friend and ally of the U.S., as this book proves. Of course, many of us have known this for a long time (duh), but seeing the collected evidence drives it home hard.
Whatever "usefulness" the Saudi's may be in the war against Saddam Hussein, it is superficial at best. Dr. Gold's book proves that the heart of Islamic terrorism beats in Saudi Arabia. I recommend this book to anyone who cares about freedom of religion and freedom from armed zealotry.
Perhaps this book and others like "What Went Wrong" will serve as a wake up call regarding the real truth about Saudi Arabi & Islam.