Saudi society and government are intricately intertwined with a puritanical flavor of Islam, Wahhabism.
Osama bin Laden was steeped in Wahhabism, as are many Sunni Jidahists in Iraq and Syria today, such as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Wahhabism is on the decline, but not yet extinct at Haïl; and the Wahhabis would of course have been our enemies.
Wahhabism, as a political regeneration of the world, has failed, but the spirit of reform has remained.
And Wahhabism is a direct telegraph wire between mortal man and his God.