Skip to comments.Report: Saudi Arabia to buy nukes if Iran tests A-bomb (From "Arab Spring" to nuclear Middle-East)
Posted on 02/10/2012 4:42:39 AM PST by tobyhill
Saudia Arabia would move quickly to acquire nuclear weapons if Iran successfully tests an atomic bomb, according to a report.
Citing an unidentified Saudi Arabian source, the Times newspaper in the U.K. (which operates behind a paywall) said that the kingdom would seek to buy ready-made warheads and also begin its own program to enrich weapons-grade uranium.
The paper suggested that Pakistan was the country most likely to supply Saudi Arabia with weapons, saying Western officials were convinced there was an understanding between the countries to do so if the security situation in the Persian Gulf gets worse. Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have denied such an arrangement exists.
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Even the Arabs are smarter than Obama.
They are frightened of Iran too.
The crazy thing is they will do nothing to stop Iran from becoming an even bigger thrteat than they already are.
They're friends of all and of no one.
We are governed by fools!
So everybody’s sitting around hoping and praying Israel blows the right crap up in Iran, then everybody can publicly scream bloody murder about it.
You are quite wrong.
The fact is, you don’t know what the GCC is now doing or has already done. You don’t know about the current engagement inside Iran now.
The fact there are actually secret operations that you don’t know about underway does not mean they do not exist.
The only real clue is that things were blown up and people were killed on the street and....... a plot to kill the Saudi Ambassador was thwarted
Monkeys with nukes...does it get any better?
The Sauds have been bankrolling the Paks for many years, so it has been assumed that if they ever wanted nukes they could buy them from the Paks. The Sauds already have some Chicom-made ballistic missiles that reportedly can handle nuke warheads...
Saudi Arabia AND Iran with nukes is a true nightmare scenario for the West.
There is not an immediate danger from the Saudis acquiring nukes. The real danger is that they would still have them after the monarchy eventually falls.
Paul Maud'dib: "At least we have the family atomics!"
I know an ex military man who has been in Abu Dabi for years building a missile defense system for the UAE. I believe he is actually employed by Ratheon. However, the UAE is very afraid of Iran and have been taking steps to ensure they will not become a puppet of the mullahs.
Well Bert, you are probably right. I don’t know what os going on. I do know however that when there were demonstrations in Iran by Iranians that Obama did nothing.
I know that we call for sanctions and the saudi’s , Kuwait and the other Arab countries are too busy banning Bibles to say anything positive about stopping Iran.
Maybe, to Quote Obama on another subject, they are working under the radar.
A common mistake for most westerners is the assumption that the mullahs, their officials & supporters are “Persian”. Some were born in Iran, of course speak farsi, and have some “Persian” heritage by bloodlines, but they are very Arabized and of course follow Islam. Therefore, culturally & ideologically they have much in common w/ Arabs (especially in S. Arabia) & are Arabic. The Saudis & Mullahs both know that.
A difference is the mullahs are in charge of Iran, and use the control of a nation-state to their advantage. That’s why many Persian nationalists & others refer to mullahs’ rule as the 2nd Arab-Islam occupation of Iran. The 1st happened in the 7th C. AD.
It is very important to understand the prelude to Arab-Islam invasion of Iran, and the key events thereafter, if we are to accurately predict the outcome of current situation. Shia, Sunni, Wahhabi are technicalities, for Arabs & these so-called “Iranian” mullahs. All the Shia 12er imams were Arabs.
So, now what we see is not so much a dispute about Islam, or fear of mullahs acquiring nukes. It is simply, at times, a power struggle between them. For the “Iranian” regime of course it is all about retaining *power* in Iran & dominating the region. For the Saudis, it is advantageous to have an Islamic-Arabic regime in Iran. Hence, they will never do anything to undermine them to the extent of toppling them. I can also comfortably say that should there be a choice between Israel, the US & Iran ruled by mullahs for the Saudis, they will side w/ mullahs, despite giving the appearance of siding w/ the west & Israel. The keyword is deception.
Right, Islam is the key there regardless of sect.
The other is a Persian traitor, long ago, named Salman al-Farsi who became a very close companion & confidant of Mohamad. By all accounts, he taught Mohamad & other Arabs in Mohamad’s inner-circle a great deal. Most Arabs adore Salman. He was the son of a Zoroastrian priest, who first converted to Christianity and then, after meeting Mo in Arabia, became his follower. Salman also played a critical part in Arab-Islam invasion of Iran (7th C. AD). May he rot in hell.
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