Skip to comments.Saudis have purchased nuclear weapons from Pakistan
Posted on 11/07/2013 7:30:24 AM PST by pabianice
The Saudis bought nuclear weapons from Pakistan, according to the BBC. Theyre even ready for delivery:
One senior Pakistani, speaking on background terms, confirmed the broad nature of the deal probably unwritten his country had reached with the kingdom and asked rhetorically what did we think the Saudis were giving us all that money for? It wasnt charity.
Another, a one-time intelligence officer from the same country, said he believed the Pakistanis certainly maintain a certain number of warheads on the basis that if the Saudis were to ask for them at any given time they would immediately be transferred.
Have the Saudi’s ever directly or indirectly indicated they want to ‘wipe Israel off the map’?
You of all people should know that the Saudis keep their friends close and their enemies even closer.
“To do what? Ideas folks?”
To counter Iran. The Kingdom has been scared sh!tless of a nuclear Iran for a while now and it appears they’ve given up hope that the West will take care of the issue. The Saudis and the Israelis are oddly aligned on this matter.
Sand and heat equals glass.
More likely a counter to Iran.
“What direction is the typical prevailing winds?”
No thanks to the libs who love this couple.
At least Ethel and Julius Rosenberg had some justice doled out.
A fair amount got off light or even away with their treason.
What does everyone else do with nuclear weapons ?
They have, to this point, been expensive phallic symbols. But Saudi Arabia will use them in a Middle Eastern version of MAD, mutual assured destruction. This is doubtless why theyre negotiating with Germany for submarines, to ensure a second strike capability. They, of all people, must realize that Iran will not be deterred. Any losses are acceptable if they achieve their aim of today, whatever that is. Also, Saudi Arabia, by allowing their plans to leak has assured themselves a first strike as soon as Iran is ready to make it. America, at least America under Obama wont even figure in the equation. Weve probably already drafted an official letter to deplore the blood vaporization. I assure you forcing Obamacare on the US is hundreds of times more important to Obama than nuclear war in the Middle East.
Or they are targeting interests that are not the same as ours.
Honestly, I suspect they are worried about Iran.
I think they would blow towards the East. Are you recommending the iodine for India and China?
Maybe NOW all those dolts in the Obama administration can understand why preventing nuclear weapons in Iran was so important. (Paging Hillary Clinton). At least they pushed to help LGBT refugees.
Why, to use as a base for a glass coffee table of course. /s
Yep. Oddly, Tehran just happens to be within the F-15's unclassified combat radius from Riyadh. Even more oddly, we sold the Saudis some F-15s in 2011. It's only a coincidence, I'm sure.
I agree that the Saudi’s getting nukes poses more a threat to other middle east countries than it does to the US or Europe. We often talk about the spread of muslims into the west, but we forget that the majority of death happening from radical Islam is muslim against muslim. In the same way Europe fought Europe in two wars, the only thing stopping a version of it in the middle east has been US intervention. Now that our government has turned into pansies, the middle east is taking measures into their own hands. When they strike, it will be against another muslim country.
I am always torn on the idea of never wishing demise on anyone, but there is a part of me that wants to say stop interfering and let them kill each other already.
Someone with talent needs to ‘gin up a “Dr. Sharialove” poster.
That should harden Iran’s stance.