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Saudi Arabia has conducted tests to stand down its air defences to enable Israeli jets to make a bombing raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities, The Times can reveal.
In the week that the UN Security Council imposed a new round of sanctions on Tehran, defence sources in the Gulf say that Riyadh has agreed to allow Israel to use a narrow corridor of its airspace in the north of the country to shorten the distance for a bombing run on Iran.
To ensure the Israeli bombers pass unmolested, Riyadh has carried out tests to make certain its own jets are not scrambled and missile defence systems not activated. Once the Israelis are through, the kingdom’s air defences will return to full alert.
“The Saudis have given their permission for the Israelis to pass over and they will look the other way,” said a US defence source in the area. “They have already done tests to make sure their own jets aren’t scrambled and no one gets shot down. This has all been done with the agreement of the [US] State Department.”
Sources in Saudi Arabia say it is common knowledge within defence circles in the kingdom that an arrangement is in place if Israel decides to launch the raid. Despite the tension between the two governments, they share a mutual loathing of the regime in Tehran and a common fear of Iran’s nuclear ambitions. “We all know this. We will let them [the Israelis] through and see nothing,” said one.
Originally posted by ventian
I would've thought Saudi Arabia would take Iran's side before Israel's. Damn lyin' MSM. I just don't see Israel attacking Iran anytime soon though. I very well may be wrong but right now, I don't see it. I am in America though, so I got no pony in this race.
Originally posted by Silver Shadow
The Saudis are as bent and crooked as they come, and just love their money.
They also like the military protection they get from America.
The Zionist octopus in Washington clearly has tentacles that reach deep into the Kingdom.
Anyhow, when TSHTF, it will be really interesting to see which side the Saudis finally decide they are on.
Or maybe everyone will just disown them when the whole region bursts into flames.
Originally posted by ventian
I would've thought Saudi Arabia would take Iran's side before Israel's.
I just don't see Israel attacking Iran anytime soon though. I very well may be wrong but right now, I don't see it. I am in America though, so I got no pony in this race.
Arab/Shiit power, does not want the Persian/Sunni
Saudi Arabia will allow Israel to use a narrow corridor of its airspace in the north of the country to shorten the distance for a bombing run on Iran's nuclear facilities, the London Times reported on Saturday.
Quoting unnamed U.S. defense sources, the newspaper said Riyadh conducted tests to be sure its own jets would not be scrambled and missile defenses not be activated so Israeli bombers could pass by without problems.
The path would shorten Israel's bomb run, The Times said.
Originally posted by LittleSecret
Arabs are sunni, and Iran is Shiit..
Second Saudi Arabia is a US resource state, meaning Saudi Arabia is simply part of the US empire, the ultimate decision is for the US to make, just like the Ayatollahs of Iran.
That being said, it isn't Saudi Arabia's decision, but America's decision, so don't confuse it please.