Is it barbarity we detest? Then why would we be allied with these people? The Saudis manipulate our representatives the same as Israel. When our government should only attend to governing the U.S. these alliances cost us all in ways that cannot be underestimated. So Americans who choose to keep their lives simple by ignoring things that seem to be out of their control are essentially leaving their doors unlocked in a neighborhood in the grips of a crime wave.