Originally posted by InfoKartel
reply to post by map3820
Keep in mind that most military weapons that we provided are for deterrence more than anything. You may want to take a serious history lesson
and then you can make an informed decision.
Right, because you need to believe that lest you want your world to crumble in.
All I observe is, you were ignorant on the Saudi kingdom, the Wahabi religion.
Just a side note; it is the military man/woman that prays for peace above all others because it is he/she that will bare the biggest wounds of war.
Not this time around buddy, not this time.
Where is peace by the way? Oh nowhere? Who is supplying arms to extremist governments? Oh you? Nice to meet you...
The thread is about trying to determine whether there was an event in 2000/2001 roughly which led to the issue of military ids to all Saudi nationals.
Its starting to seem like there is nothing to this claim. It is not about the ethics of selling arms to any country.
All I can find is around that time is ids were issued to women for the first time and also
"In the early 2000s, the growing level of counterfeiting and fraud
against the paper-based ID booklet used by Saudi Arabian citizens
was diminishing confidence in the authenticity of the document.
The use of false documents and ID theft subjected the nation to
increased security concerns at a time when the population was
becoming increasingly mobile, global insecurity was on the rise, and
the workload of police, immigration and customs was mounting."
I believe these new cards were finally approved in 2004.
The National ID Card (Arabic: Bitaqat Al-Hawia Al-Wataniya بطاقة الهوية الوطنية), Commonly known by its old name Bitaqat Al-Ahwal
Lasercard are owned by
who are owned by
whos key shareholders are
I tried web.archive.org/ but will not display any archive news for Minister Of Interior English based site at least. Their archive on current site
only goes back to 2011, their page was first crawled in 2006 but like I say will not load the "news archive" section. Did this department even exist
under its current name in 2000 / 2001 anyway?
We need someone who can read Arabic. Plus I think the calender is also different and starts from the birth of Mohammed eg in 570, 2000 is therefore
An arabic reader should be able to confirm/reject with a few google searches. I suppose it may be the case however that there werent as many online
back then so not going to attract the kind of forum discussion as would nowadays. This could be a dead end.
I will try looking on the deepweb later. Tor etc
Hope someone will drop by though as this one has been bothering me a while.