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Saudis have purchased nuclear weapons from Pakistan
Honestreporting ^ | 11/7/13

Posted on 11/07/2013 7:30:24 AM PST by pabianice

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To: pabianice
Certainly explains the recent dust-up with the Saudis.

The Saudis told Barry that if he allows the mullahs to get the bomb, they buy an arsenal from Pakistan.

Barry didn't like that idea.

51 posted on 11/07/2013 11:18:09 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: pabianice

Also, they have one of the highest military expenditures in the region, while Iran, meanwhile, as one of the lowest [ and Iran has a lower military budget than nations like Greece and Australia]. Not that I condone anyone downplaying the threat of Iran at all, but one cannot help but note that almost all of our Presidential candidates and members of Congress, with very few exceptions, downplay the threat of at least one jihadist nation. So worrying about our leaders downplaying jihadist threats becomes entirely moot anyhow. If not Iran, than Saudi Arabia or Pakistan or Egypt - or all three.

52 posted on 11/07/2013 11:22:41 AM PST by freedom462
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To: Cold Heart

“What direction is the typical prevailing winds?”

India’s breadbasket

53 posted on 11/07/2013 11:31:45 AM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: MichaelCorleone

They probably have. But it was certainly a wink and a nod thing to pander to their street and to preempt criticism from their more radical neighbors. Just like Jordan used to do.

The Saudi royals are businessmen first and foremost. As long as Israel leaves them alone they’ll leave Israel alone. Doing anything else would be bad for business.

As would allowing Iran to have a Persian Gulf Muslim monopoly on nukes. Iran may hate Israel, but it covets the Saudis oil wealth.

54 posted on 11/07/2013 11:55:51 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: pgkdan

To do what? Ideas folks?

Take on Iran.

That’s exactly correct. From what I’ve read, the Saudis are really nervous of Iran - especially all the more so since a couple of their provinces along the Persian Gulf have large numbers of Shiites in them.

Anecdotally, I read somewhere that the Saudis were almost giddy that Israel bombed Saddam Huessein’s nuke facility (Osirak) in 1981. Back them, like now, they were terrified of someone else in the Gulf obtaining a nuclear weapon.

55 posted on 11/07/2013 12:16:40 PM PST by MplsSteve
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To: ifinnegan
The United States had an obligation in 1945 to not allow any other country to have nuclear weapons.

And HOW were we supposed to do that ?

I think General Patton had an idea ... that's probably why he was murdered in Dec 1945.

56 posted on 11/07/2013 12:24:02 PM PST by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Great question! I was just wondering what Israel thought of this since the US Gov. (ObaMao) doesn’t seem to mind. If it is indeed muzzies killing muzzies, then it only helps protect our troops.

57 posted on 11/07/2013 1:28:08 PM PST by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: RetiredArmy

True Army, and then they’ll blame Bush’s buddies in the oil industry.

58 posted on 11/07/2013 1:47:01 PM PST by roofgoat
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To: woodbutcher1963

Yah no kidding! All the more reason this country needs to be energy independent. Oil prices would still go up, but maybe gas wouldn’t be so affected by it then if we weren’t buying it from overseas.

59 posted on 11/07/2013 2:24:45 PM PST by Marko413
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To: Chickensoup
To do what? Ideas folks?

Those rich arabs have been creative creating artificial resort islands and beaches. Maybe they want nukes to reconstruct Saudi Arabia into an island? They have way too much oil money on their hands and not enough things to spend it on.

60 posted on 11/07/2013 2:29:43 PM PST by roadcat
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61 posted on 11/07/2013 5:02:20 PM PST by SJackson (if you want to test a man’s character, give him power A Lincoln)
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To: Ezekiel
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.”

Transferred = Launch

62 posted on 11/07/2013 5:40:27 PM PST by Jeremiah Jr (EL CHaI)
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To: ifinnegan; ZX12R

Saudi Arabia’s ties to Paki nukes is hardly news; it has been happening for decades

63 posted on 11/07/2013 7:37:33 PM PST by sukhoi-30mki
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To: pabianice

......on purely a dispassionate, analytical, heartless, macro level, the sooner an Islamic Apocalypse happens the better off we will all be as a few million less muzzies is a start.

.........on a micro level, as always, lots of innocent men women and children are going to get vaporized.......

The so called “Palestinian Question” will finally get resolved. The Israelis know more about “Holocaust’s” than any other country, actually have an intellect, and will survive. As Sarah said, “let Allah sort em out”.

64 posted on 11/07/2013 8:46:37 PM PST by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Marko413

Just “image”, as John Lennon would say, a joint Israeli-Saudi nuclear strike against Iran. That would take out all of the major sites and some of the secondary ones, hopefully including the missiles and ‘swarm” navy.

One can dream, can’t they?

65 posted on 11/08/2013 12:20:33 AM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: pabianice

Worthy of reading for those who enjoy reading predictive model possible outcomes:

Predicted nearly 3 years ago.....

66 posted on 11/08/2013 6:25:13 AM PST by cranked
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67 posted on 11/08/2013 7:45:53 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends's how thin it is.)
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To: pabianice

no surprise

now, with that news, Iran can, legitimately some might say - and responsibly as far as its own people will think, demand more concessions for any deal with the west over its nuclear program

68 posted on 11/10/2013 8:01:01 AM PST by Wuli
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