Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Saudi builds northern border fence against infiltrators

From Yahoo News, 09/06/14

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)

Saudi builds northern border fence against infiltrators

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Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – Saudi Arabia has inaugurated a multilayered fence along its northern borders, as part of efforts to secure the kingdom’s vast desert frontiers against infiltrators and smugglers, state media said.

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Game-changer: Saudis seek to re-balance Mideast against U.S.

From WND.com, By Aaron Klein, 12/06/13 –
Grand deal offered to Russia in response to Obama’s outreach to Iran
putin-bandarEILAT, Israel – Saudi Arabia is proposing a sweeping deal to Russia that solidifies Moscow’s position in the Middle East and Persian Gulf largely at the expense of the United States, according to informed Egyptian security officials.

The deal incorporates increased Russian involvement in Egypt, Syria and the Persian Gulf, and even involves a Saudi guarantee to aid against terror plots targeting the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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So much for a nuke-free Middle East

U.S. helping longtime ally develop power plants, 1 step from  weapons

F. Michael Maloof, WND.com, 08/17/13 – F. Michael Maloof, staff writer for WND and  G2Bulletin, is a former senior security policy analyst in the office of the secretary of defense.

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WASHINGTON – The United States is helping Saudi Arabia develop nuclear  energy, which would put the Islamic kingdom only a step away from the capability  of making nuclear weapons, according to report from  Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.

While the transaction may be a bonanza for the U.S. nuclear industry, there  are concerns in Congress and elsewhere over the prospect of giving the Saudis  nuclear know-how.