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originally posted by: Xcathdra
originally posted by: Ksihkehe
a reply to: Xcathdra
This could be a game changer in the ME.
Of course that's if the new boss isn't the same as the old boss.
All the more reason to sink money into R and D and get off oil. If a new energy source is discovered / created and oil goes the way of the dinosaurs whats the reason for remaining engaged in the ME?
originally posted by: yuppa
For the house of saud to collapse it will take the entire family dead to do so. IF they get uppity and try to kick out the US and western powers we will remove their Oil production ability since the US and Britain OWN the tech and the equipment that allowwed them to drill in th e first place. ALso stopping water deliveries and food deliveries. good luck eating sand and drinking oil. th e regime would collapse within a few years if not months with the saudi people beheading the royals.
I am not familiar with how the Saudi Royal family is set up. I know they have a lot of Royals I just don't know how their line of succession works.
In the region the US has Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Turkey as its 3 separate power bases.
The Saudi's have chosen to keep pumping oil to keep the price of oil down to hurt frackers in the US and of course Iran and Russia whom it has no love for.
Images broadcast on al-Jazeera show Saudi Arabia, an outrageously rich country, pummeling Yemen, one of the poorest in the Arab world.