Saudi Arabia, Turkey May Join Nuclear Arms Race

[AP] Barry Schweid - Saudi Arabia most likely would develop nuclear weapons if Iran acquires them, according to a report to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. American diplomats in Riyadh said an Iranian nuclear weapon frightens the Saudis "to their core." Turkey also would come under pressure to follow suit, said the report. The spread of nuclear weapons in the Middle East could reduce regional security and endanger U.S. interests, the report said.

2008-04-03 01:00:00

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