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Saudi Arabia threatens to go nuclear 'in weeks' if Iran gets bomb

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  1. Water Car Engineer

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    SAUDI Arabia would launch a military nuclear program immediately if Iran successfully developed atomic weapons.

    While Riyadh signed an agreement with the US in 2008 stating that it would only pursue nuclear power for civil purposes, the Saudi government is likely to abandon the deal if Tehran had a nuclear bomb, reported The Times.

    "There is no intention currently to pursue a unilateral military nuclear program but the dynamics will change immediately if the Iranians develop their own nuclear capability," a senior Saudi source said.

    "Politically, it would be completely unacceptable to have Iran with a nuclear capability and not the kingdom."

    In such an eventuality, Saudi Arabia would start work on a new ballistic missile platform, purchase nuclear warheads from overseas and aim to source uranium to develop weapons-grade material.

    Officials in the West believe Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have an understanding in which Islamabad would supply the kingdom with warheads if security in the Gulf was threatened.

    A Western official told The Times that Riyadh could have the nuclear warheads in a matter of weeks of approaching Islamabad. Other vendors were also likely to enter into a bidding war if Riyadh indicated that it was seeking nuclear warheads.

    Both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have denied the existence of any such agreement.

    Like the US and many other countries in the West, Saudi Arabia believes that Iran is seeking to build nuclear weapons and the kingdom is preparing for a worst-case scenario, the Saudi sources said.

    Saudi Arabia threatens to go nuclear 'in weeks' if Iran gets bomb | Herald Sun
     
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    US won't let this happen
     
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  3. Syrian Lion

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    lol joke of the century Saudi gets a nuclear bomb.
     
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    sounds like a well coordinated statement.
    Us is definitely upping the pressure.
     
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    they can not even build a simple Cartridge!and now they are talking about atomic bomb!
    why you guys wanne compare yourselves with us?
    nice joke!
     
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    why there is so much bad blood between two influential islamic country ?
     
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    They don't have to given the size of their inventory.
     
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    is "nuclear" the name of a mall in dubai ? :D

    saudi should first threaten to make a decent "car" before going nuclear....
     
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    fools fighting with each other , they both (Iran ,Saudi Arabia) benefiting US and Israel . their fights will weaken them and they will become a soft target for others
     
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    fool is you my friend. We're the ones standing up for the Middle East. They're the ones in bed with the enemy. So no, we're not fighting with each other. The arabs are busy selling out (as usual).
     
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    what is a Wahabi ? is it a sect like Shia ?

    No one is comparing anyone ... All the article says is Saudi Arabia will initiate a program within weeks.
    There is nothing wrong with that they have a right to do so.
     
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    what is the enmity between Saudi and Iran. Seemed to me there were no major dispute, territorial or strategical?
     
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    lol Saudis building a nuke yeah right!
     
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    Saudis will need to import some scientists to do that.
     
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    It is a ploy from America!! They want to divert the attention from Israel having a bomb. Now America will say, "Hey look Iran started the arms race in middle east and everybody will go nuclear unless we stop Iran". Very simple.

    ---------- Post added at 01:12 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:11 PM ----------

    Nukes are not that high tech. You need enough funding, thats all.
     
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