Saudi Nukes in the Gulf?

(Washington Times) Arnaud de Borchgrave - Prince Turki Al-Faisal, the man who headed the Saudi intelligence service for a quarter of a century before his appointment as ambassador to Britain and later the U.S., has launched a drive for the GCC countries to acquire nuclear weapons. At the annual conference of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies, he called for a joint Gulf army "acquiring the nuclear might to face that of Iran." Between Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain and Oman, there is no shortage of cash to bankroll a nuclear weapons program. They can pay top dollar for nuclear scientists and engineers from Western powers and Russia.

2011-04-01 00:00:00

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