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Saudi nuclear weapons 'on order' from Pakistan
BBC News ^ | November 6 | Mark Urban

Posted on 11/06/2013 7:40:18 PM PST by PghBaldy

Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons projects, and believes it could obtain atomic bombs at will, a variety of sources have told BBC Newsnight. ... Earlier this year, a senior Nato decision maker told me that he had seen intelligence reporting that nuclear weapons made in Pakistan on behalf of Saudi Arabia are now sitting ready for delivery.

Last month Amos Yadlin, a former head of Israeli military intelligence, told a conference in Sweden that if Iran got the bomb, "the Saudis will not wait one month. They already paid for the bomb, they will go to Pakistan and bring what they need to bring."

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: amosyadlin; egypt; europeanunion; iran; israel; nato; nukes; pakistan; russia; saudiarabia; sweden; syria; waronterror
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To: James C. Bennett
It's what is begotten when the US mollycoddles Pakistan. They should have been annihilated by India back in the 70s, but instead, the US chose to save them. Too bad for Israel. No wonder they are running to India.

But in those days to support India over Pakistan was to support the intentions of the USSR. In those days conservatives tended to lean to Pakistan, leftists toward India. This Cold War strategy illustrates the dangers of a correct short-term strategy causing long-term perils. Now that the Cold War is over, this tale provides a good argument for a more detached, less interventionist foreign policy oriented to long term survival over short term expediencies.

President Reagan pictured with fellow anti-communist President Muhammed Zia-ul-Haq of Pakistan.


41 posted on 11/06/2013 11:05:51 PM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Bender2
LOL!

Dr. Strangelove. A cult favorite. I recognized the lines. :)

42 posted on 11/06/2013 11:14:46 PM PST by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: The Cajun
NO US PRESENCE LEFT IN THE MIDDLE EAST. RUSSIA-IRAN MOVING IN - Israel alone.

With a vacuum in the Middle East, all of America's former allies (abandoned by Obama) are scrambling to form alliances and bolster their defenses.

No US leadership = Chaos

Thank you Mr. President, Mr. Secretary, you guys are doing a bang up job. WWIII around the corner, details at six...

43 posted on 11/06/2013 11:28:19 PM PST by Netz
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To: Bender2

Dr. Strangelove, 1964, right?


44 posted on 11/06/2013 11:29:41 PM PST by Netz
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To: Netz
Sure seems to be moving that way.
Too bad we have an abject coward as president.
45 posted on 11/06/2013 11:35:11 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun
As time goes on, my original thoughts about this President turn from terms like:

Coward
Inept
Inexperienced
Misguided
Poor judgment
Naive
Rookie
Sucker
Fooled
Golfer, not leader
Opportunist

to...

Intentional
Dangerous
Evil Agenda
Clandestine planning
Agent of MB
Anti-US
Ideologue
Communist Manifesto
Mean-sprited
Vindictive
Vandetta
Betrayer

I was trying to be objective 2008-2010 but the facts speak for themselves. It's not what I want to believe about the POTUS but the facts on the ground can lead one only to the second category of terms.

46 posted on 11/06/2013 11:46:25 PM PST by Netz
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To: Cronos

The Islamicists would indeed hit Israel, trying to target Israel’s coastal plain, main population center called the “Dan Bloc” (from the Biblical Tribe of Dan).

They have already stated that if they hit Israel’s Arab population centers then those Muslims will be considered honorable “Shahids” or martyrs.

So they don’t care about the Dome of the Rock or Temple Mount. Those places are run by Israel and in cooperation with Jordan.


47 posted on 11/06/2013 11:50:26 PM PST by Netz
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To: Bernard Marx

Everything you state is true and I’m so damn angry at our fake media for denying the truth to people.
There is so much danger around the corner that our treasonous white house is aiding, and it’s all under wraps.

Who are these people?? How many MB have burrowed into every part of this administration and how vulnerable are our troops around the world? It’s just maddening.


48 posted on 11/07/2013 12:13:28 AM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: DoughtyOne

Saudi Arabia already owns nukes — they paid for the Paki ones. The Pakis are Sunnis and this would be a direct opposition to Shia Iran


49 posted on 11/07/2013 12:29:31 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: PghBaldy

after saudia, then alq


50 posted on 11/07/2013 12:31:29 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: Ramius
I’d like to see a foreign policy that says we will not allow any Muslim nation to gain nuclear, biological or chemical weapon capability. None. Of course that means that Pakistan’s existing capability needs to be “downgraded” somehow. India I’m less worried about.

India is not a Moslem nation. most hindus are rabidly antiMoslem --> they've had 1000 years of persecution by Moslems and that gives a bit of an edge....

51 posted on 11/07/2013 1:58:39 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: doorgunner69

The Saudis will get the missiles from Pakistan. Pakistan got the missiles from North Korea courtesy China (in exchange for nuclear know-how — the Pakis gave NK the bomb and the NK’s gave the Pakis the missiles to deliver it)


52 posted on 11/07/2013 2:00:04 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: cloudmountain; gaijin

The Bedouin mentality is lazy, but warrior-like, so lazy-warrior. They have no brains. I lived in Bahrain for years and the Bedos are despised there.


53 posted on 11/07/2013 2:05:57 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: doorgunner69

yes, the Bactarian camel, the two-humped camel that roams the Baluchi desert and the north-east of Iran


54 posted on 11/07/2013 2:07:01 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: James C. Bennett; cloudmountain
It's what is begotten when the US mollycoddles Pakistan. They should have been annihilated by India back in the 70s, but instead, the US chose to save them. Too bad for Israel. No wonder they are running to India.

Correct

In 1971, Pakistan had committed genocide against it's own citizen (the Bengalis) and India stepped in to help the Bengalis get their independence as Bangladesh

india could have gone into west pakistan and cut off Baluchistan and the NWFP.

55 posted on 11/07/2013 2:36:00 AM PST by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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56 posted on 11/07/2013 5:20:20 AM PST by SJackson (if you want to test a man’s character, give him power A Lincoln)
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To: PghBaldy

Looks like we are losing our allies the Saudis. That is not good news for the US dollar.


57 posted on 11/07/2013 5:36:48 AM PST by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: sauron; Netz; Bender2

Not dr strange love, Spielbergs 1941. Scene where Hollis Wood is being taken aboard jap sub anchored off CA.


58 posted on 11/07/2013 5:42:18 AM PST by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: PghBaldy

The fact there is a story means the weapons are already in hand


59 posted on 11/07/2013 5:46:12 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: sauron
Didn't I tell you... to not post to me when I'm in the War Room!
60 posted on 11/07/2013 5:51:00 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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